Rug History and Traditions

The Pazyryk Carpet: The Oldest Rug

Nearly 2500 years ago the oldest known hand-knotted oriental rug was made. This rug, known as “The Pazyryk Carpet” (Pa -Zar Key), embodies ancient history. The carpet was excavated from the Altai Mountains of Central Asia in 1948 by Russian Archaeologist Sergei Rudenko. The Altai Mountains are a mountain range where Russia, China, Mongolia and… Continue reading The Pazyryk Carpet: The Oldest Rug