IN TRADITION OF SIBERIAN OLDEST CARPETS
17TH CENTURY CARPETS MADE IN LAHORE
A tomb discovered in Siberia unraveled carpets made about 2200 years ago. The oldest carpets in the world. Car[pets were made all over but Mughals were famous for their creations. In some ways different from Persian carpets, in the same was as the miniatures are different between the two areas. Enjoy some of the carpets made in Lahore. It seems Lahore could create delicate carpets in the same spirit as miniatures made in Lahore.
The Girdler Carpet made in Lahore at request of a society in London is an out standing surviving carpet. More can be said about it, and we will do that in another blog. A certified carpet of Lahore made in 1630 to 1632. Amazing!