Persian Handmade Pictorial Carpet of Nowruz Ceremony is a picture of six young Iranian women in local costumes celebrating Nowruz. One of the girls is holding a tambourine and is playing the traditional instrument. Another is reading Hafez and there are three apples on her long skirt, and Hafez's big book is in her hands. Another young woman holds a hookah in her hands, and behind her, another woman with a flower clinging to her scarf has a Daf on her feet. Behind them there is an old, traditional table with charcoal samovar and teapot, fire grill, colorful flower pots and candle holders on it.
On the other side of the tableau rug are two other ladies, one sitting and looking at the other, and the other holding a traditional string-like instrument like Setar. In front of them is a small table with Haft Sin on it, an oil lamp, a flower pot, a Hafez's book and a few lotus flowers on it. Below the table there are a container of fruit, jars and pots of yellow, white and blue flowers, and some lotus flowers. There is also a large mirror in the old frame style next to the girls. Beneath their feet and where they are seated is a large rug.
Nowru is the Iranian New Year, also known as the Persian New Yearو which is celebrated zworldwide by various ethno-linguistic groups.Despite its Iranian and Zoroastrian origins, Nowruz has been celebrated by diverse communities. It has been celebrated for over 3,000 years in Western Asia, Central Asia, the Caucasus, the Black Sea Basin, the Balkans, and South Asia. It is a secular holiday for most celebrants that is enjoyed by people of several different faiths, but remains a holy day for Zoroastrians,Bahaisو and some Muslim communities (Wikipedia).
Nowruz is the day of the vernal equinox, and marks the beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. It marks the first day of the first month (Farvardin) of the Iranian calendars. It usually occurs on March 21 or the previous or following day, depending on where it is observed. The moment the Sun crosses the celestial equator and equalizes night and day is calculated exactly every year, and families gather together to observe the rituals (Wikipedia).
Nowruz Ceremony handmade silk foundation Pictorial Rug is a colored and Horizontal Tableau Rug woven by Persian handmade Pictorial Rug manufacturers in Tabriz city.
This hand woven Pictorial Rug with silk foundation is made of the finest quality wool and silk in the city of "Tabriz" the capital of Persian Tableau Rugs.
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