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ghomlaghi F, Zakariaee Kermani I, Keshavarz Afshar M, Arbabi B. Discourse anslysis of religious' culture's effects on Naser al-Din Shah Qajar's donated rug to Jewish Doctor of Iran's Court. goljaam 2020; 15 (36) :85-105
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1- Student Master of Arts in Isfahan University of Art
2- Faculty member of carpet group, Faculty of handicraft, Art University of IsfahanIsfahan, Iran
3- Faculty member of art history and research group, Faculty of Art, TarbiatModares University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
4- Faculty member of carpet group, Faculty of applied arts, Art University, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (2555 Views)
Iran is an ancient country with very rich culture, art, and history.  People who reside there have different cultures and religions. One of the most important and classical art in Iran is carpet which dates return to many years ago. This art has an appropriate background to presents images and symbols that show beliefs, traditions, social changes, religious thought and etc. By various images and patterns on Persian rug, it is a proper commodity for presentation and communication with individuals and societies that are different with each other in the eyes of religion and culture.
The rug that Naser al-Din Shah donated his Jewish doctor, Nur Mohammad, is one of these rugs which has religious images and symbols. Nur Mohammad was Jewish doctor of Naseri Court who survived after an attempt, then Naser al-Din Shah presented him with this rug as a gift. So, this is assumed that this carpet is able to communicate with different societies and religions. The purpose of this paper is to reading the symbols and analyzing the concepts of   this rug and answer to this question: What is the relationship between existing images and Judaism principles and doctrines of this rug.
In this paper, by using of discourse analysis which has become an interdisciplinary attitude nowadays, it is endeavored to read these symbols and compare them with the Holy Bible and other available information in written sources, by talking to persons who are aware of Judaism's concepts and patterns.
The results of this research demonstrate that existing images on this rug adopted from the Holy Bible of Jewry and artist demonstrates holiness and importance by using of the Holy Bible's part or parts repeatation, or with painting greater picture of important religious persons who have special importance for Jewry.
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Received: 2019/04/22 | Accepted: 2021/01/3 | Published: 2021/01/3

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