Early Spanish carpets with three major types of ornamentation derived from Persian or Anatolian rugs, an octagonal-hexagonal design, stepped lozenges design, and star and lozenge design; they are often embellished with coats of arms, and incorporate non-Islamic motifs such as animal or human figures.

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Early Spanish carpets with three major types of ornamentation derived from Persian or Anatolian rugs, an octagonal-hexagonal design, stepped lozenges design, and star and lozenge design; they are often embellished with coats of arms, and incorporate non-Islamic motifs such as animal or human figures.

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Admiral carpets
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021