Salting carpet

“Salting carpets” are a group of Persian carpets from the 16th century. They are named after “The Salting Carpet” at Victoria and Albert Museum and have a similar design.

The Salting Carpet. Made in Iran 1560-1580. Bequeathed to the Victoria and Albert Museum by George Salting. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
The David Collection, a so called Salting carpet, Iran circa 1600. (ICOC Copenhagen Tour)

Literature: Oriental Carpet and Textile Studies V, Part 2 – The Salting Carpets