Hereke carpets Tag

In this article, we’re rolling out the red carpet to introduce you to the history of Islamic art and textiles that made an impact in history.

When we talk about textile arts what we mean is using plant, animal, or synthetic fibers to create objects. These objects were either for everyday use or for decorative purposes. Even though it pre-dates Islam, producing and trading textiles has long been an important part of Arab culture. Thanks to the Silk Road, many Middle Eastern cities prospered from the making and selling of textiles....

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