- a Persian rug marked by ornate flowing designs and light, muted colors.
Origin of Kirman
First recorded in 1875–80; named after Kerman
Also called Kir·man·shah [kir-mahn-shah, -shaw, ker-, kir-mahn-shah, -shaw, kur-] /kɪrˌmɑnˈʃɑ, -ˈʃɔ, kər-, ˌkɪr mɑnˈʃɑ, -ˈʃɔ, ˌkɜr-/, Kermanshah.
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Examples from the Web for kirman
They wandered to and fro to the east of Persia in the district now called Kirman.The History of Antiquity
Kirman rugs, made in the province of Irak-Ajemi, frequently have a medallion in the centre, entwined with flowers.Rugs: Oriental and Occidental, Antique & Modern
Rosa Belle Holt
Most of their stuffs are manufactured at Kirman, a large town on the south coast of Persia, where there are several of this sect.
At present there are four in Yezd itself, eighteen in the neighbouring village, and one at Kirman.
His prolonged stay in Kirman was largely spent among the Bahais.Bahaism and Its Claims
Samuel Graham Wilson
- a Persian carpet or rug
named after Kerman, Iran
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