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  • Markos Grigoryan  and the art of carpet

    Markos Grigoryan and the art of carpet

    Markos Grigoryan  has his specific place in Armenian and Iranian  art whose name is famous and worldwide in the soil art. Besides painting he was also interested in Armenian carpets, and he had started discovering it since 1958 by a machine which was given by Iranian masters. Markos created numerous carpet designs, which are very

  • The Pileless Carpets in  Armenian Carpet Weaving Culture

    The Pileless Carpets in Armenian Carpet Weaving Culture

    Weaving is one of the major achievements of mankind. In the ancient world, especially in those parts of Asia where people were engaged in animal husbandry (particularly of sheeps), the textile industry and weaving and carpet making were widely developed. Pileless carpet weaving is centuries old, the same as carpet weaving, but it has a longer history.The raw materials for carpet were sheepand camel wool, soft goat hair, cotton and silk. In Vaspurakan, for example, people used the hair of goat called “chur,” as well as wool,hemp, flax, cotton, and silk thread. People used