Carpets Inscribed in Armenian


Carpets Inscribed in Armenian
Yerevan, History Museum of Armenia, 2010.

Carpets with Armenian inscriptions comprise a special group in the rich collection of carpets kept at the History Museum of Armenia. Putting an Armenian lettered commemoration and a dating on an artistic work was an accepted tradition in older times. The dating was often made in Armenian letters or in Arab figures.
In this catalogue, the carpets comprise the following groups, according to there ornamental design: dragon carpets, carpets with images, carpets of geometrical motifs and carpets of mixed patterns and carpets of vegetal design.