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Turkish Carpets 


Turkish Carpets, also known as Anatolian rugs, is one of the essential parts of the regional culture, which is officially understood as the culture of Turkey today and which derives from the ethnic, religious, and cultural pluralism of one of the most ancient centers of human civilization. The arrival of Islam and the development of Islamic arts profoundly influenced Anatolian rug designs. The ornaments and patterns reflect the political history and social diversity of this area.


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The museum showcasing exquisite Turkish Carpets in Istanbul?

Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum, also known as the carpet museum, exhibits three carpets that are from the Seljuk period dated to the 13th century and there is no museum in the world to see three Seljuk carpets together. The collection housed around 1,700 carpets along with nearly 500 rugs, which are important objects in Turkish culture, and carpets from Iran and the Caucasus region.


Sources: GoTürkiye & Daily Sabah

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