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Shayestehfar M. A Comparative Study of Persian Rugs of 14th - 17th Centuries as Reflected in Italian Paintings. EIJH 17 (2) :93-109
URL: http://eijh.modares.ac.ir/article-27-10361-en.html
Islamic Art Department, Tarbiat Modares University
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The art of carpet weaving has undergone changes during the course of history. This ancient art has gradually found its place among other branches of art due to its artistic and consumer characteristics. The art of carpet weaving has heavily influenced other fields like painting for its elegant ornamentation. This paper will elaborate on the widespread relations between Persian and Italian art during 8-11/14-17 centuries; hence, the influence of the ornamentation of Persian rugs on Italian painting will be analyzed. There are several questions to which this paper seeks to answer throughout the article. 1- What were the cultural, political and trading backgrounds of the import of Persian rugs to Italy during 14th -17th centuries? 2- What are the common patterns of Persian rugs reflected in Italian paintings? The data were competed through available historical documents and images.
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Received: 2009/10/10 | Accepted: 2010/05/22 | Published: 2010/05/23

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