Oriental rugs and textiles

The educational rug photo-gallery with Oriental rugs and textiles is one of the first published sections of Jozan Magazine. Images in the gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors or museums.

Afghan rugs

Antique and semi-antique Afghan rugs are mostly made by Turkmens of the Ersari tribe. The rugs are often with large Turkmen guls in shades of red… read more

Anatolian rugs

Anatolia is the Asiatic part of Turkey and carpets and rugs has been made here at least since the 13th century… read more

Balouch rugs

The Baluchis inhabit Baluchistan, a part of Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan. The Balouch pile rugs are usually small and in dark colours. This educational photo-gallery includes excellent examples of these rugs… read more

Carpets from India

Carpet weaving in India can be traced to the beginning of the Mughal Dynasty in the early sixteenth century where Indian craftsmen adopted Persian techniques and designs… read more

Caucasian rugs

Caucasian rugs are primarily village rugs and normally display geometric designs in primary colours. The Caucasus is the area between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea… read more

Chinese rugs and carpets

The educational rug photo-gallery with Chinese rugs and carpets is one of the first published sections of Jozan Magazine.Images in the Chinese rug and carpet gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors or museums… read more

East Turkestan rugs

The educational rug photo-gallery with East Turkestan rugs is one of the first published sections of Jozan Magazine. Images in the East Turkestan rug gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors or museums.

European carpets

The educational rug photo-gallery with European carpets is one of the first published sections of Jozan Magazine. Images in the European carpets gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors or museums.  

Kurdish rugs

The educational rug photo-gallery with Kurdish rugs is one of the first published sections of Jozan Magazine. Images in the Kurdish rug gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors or museums.  

Kyrgyz rugs

The educational rug photo-gallery with Kyrgyz rugs (Khirghiz, Kirgiz rugs) is one of the first published sections of Jozan Magazine. Images in the Kyrgyz rug gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors or museums.

Moroccan rugs

The educational rug photo-gallery with Moroccan rugs is one of the first published sections of Jozan Magazine. Images in the Moroccan rugs gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors or museums.  

Pakistani rugs

The educational rug photo-gallery with Pakistani rugs is one of the first published sections of Jozan Magazine. Images in the Pakistani rug gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors or museums.  

Persian rugs and carpets

The educational rug photo-gallery with Persian rugs and carpets is one of the first published sections of Jozan Magazine. Images in the Persian rug and carpet gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors or museums… read more

Shasavan rugs and bags

The educational rug photo-gallery with Shasavan rugs is one of the first published sections of Jozan Magazine. Images in the Shasavan rug gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors or museums.  

Textiles

The educational rug photo-gallery with Textiles is one of the first published sections of Jozan Magazine. Images in the Textile gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors or museums.  

Tibetan rugs

Most of the Tibetan rug images in this educational rug gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors and museums. Age and origin are stated from the source without any adjustment.    

Turkmen rugs

The educational rug photo-gallery with Turkmen rugs is one of the first published sections of Jozan Magazine. Images in the Turkmen rug gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors or museums… read more

Uzbek rugs

The educational rug photo-gallery with Uzbek rugs is one of the first published sections of Jozan Magazine. Images in the Uzbek rug gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors or museums.  

War rugs

The educational rug photo-gallery with War rugs is one of the first published sections of Jozan Magazine. Images in the War rug gallery are published with permission from auction houses, dealers, collectors or museums.


Find books about Oriental rugs and textiles in our rug book gallery.

Read more about rug terms and rug names in The Oriental Rug Lexicon by Peter F. Stone.

Find Oriental rugs in Vendors sales gallery