The Meaning of the Iconic Persian Rug Patterns

Persia can be justly called the cradle of weaving. The territory of present day Iran is the birthplace of many traditional rug patterns, later adapted by other cultures and frequently used around the world. Out of this dazzling array of motifs there are three that are distinguished by an exceptional complexity, beauty and significance – Herati, Dord Fasil and Derakhti.