Kashmar carpet

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Kashmar carpet (Persian: قالی کاشمر‎ ) is a regional Persian carpet named after its origin, the city of Kashmar, that is produced throughout the Kashmar County. Kashmar carpets are handmade and are often available with landscape and hunting designs.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Ford, P.R.J. (1989). The oriental carpet: a history and guide to traditional motifs, patterns, and symbols. Portland House. p. 163. ISBN 978-0-517-67224-2. Retrieved 25 June 2019. The town of Kashmar in Khorassan province, between Meshed and Birjand, weaves carpets in a variety of styles and in a stitch which may also be described as intermediate between Meshed and Birjand. The design shown ...
  2. ^ Bennett, I.; Aschenbrenner, E.; Parsons, R.D. (1981). Oriental Rugs: Persian. Oriental Rugs. Oriental Textile Press. p. 253. ISBN 978-0-907462-12-5. Retrieved 25 June 2019. Kashmar lies at the edge of the great salt desert about 150 km (100 miles) south-west of Meshed. Under its earlier name of Turshiz its carpets had an indifferent reputation. The change of name occurred under the reign of ...
  3. ^ Carpet Museum of Iran (2001). The indigenous elegance of Persian carpet: a collection from the Carpet Museum of Iran. Andishe Zand Pub. Co. p. 57. Retrieved 25 June 2019.