Ardibil Rugs & Carpets
One of the most famous hand knotted rugs is the "Ardibil Carpet" housed in London's Victoria and Albert museum. Its design is based around a huge central medallion surrounded by 16 smaller lobe-medallions and a field of intricate palmettes, floral sprays, and Islimi spirals. The rug was purchased in about...more. To obtain more information (and to view a larger, higher quality image) for a particular rug, please click its image.