The flat-woven carpet that consists of one complete piece is made in the complex technique of twining.  Images of big dragons in four rows decorate the surface of the flat-weaving.  The scales of the body of the dragons, their eyes and tails are emphasized.  Images of two-headed birds are woven near the dragons.  The flat-woven carpet ends in a netted edge. Collection : Ethnographic collection Exposition : Armenian Carpets Period : Modern Era Era : late 19th century Location : Artsakh Place : Ha [...]

The carpet has a rich ornamental design.  Stylized images of a frog, a symbol of fertility, fill the entire carpet field in bright red, black and white.  The wide border is decorated with solar images. Collection : Ethnographic collection Exposition : Armenian Carpets Period : Contemporary Era Era : early of the 20th century Location : Syunik Place : Material : Wool Inventar # : 11132

The main ornamental motif in the composition is the tree of life with apple-bearing branches.  The principal image appears three times along the vertical axis of the carpet.  The whole surface is decorated with branches, leaves and rosettes.  On the upper end, the carpet foundation colour changes from whitish to red. Collection : Ethnographic collection Exposition : Armenian Carpets Period : Contemporary Era Era : early of the 20th century Location : Parskahayk Place : Salmast Material : Wool In [...]