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mohebbi M. Structural analysis of the "dance of nymph" pictorial carpets in the National Carpet Museum of Iran. goljaam 2021; 16 (38) : 6
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Iranian art had its own special and unique features before the beginning of relations with Western countries. Various factors were influential in the creation of visual designs and adaptations of Western art. The invention of the camera, printing presses, and the printing of picture books were among the factors that introduced imagery into art, especially carpets." Dance of Nymph " carpet is one of the examples of pictorial carpet and works of Hassan Khan Shahrokhi Some of its designs are adapted from the tapestry belonging to Nasser al-Din Shah in the Golestan Palace Hall, related to the period of Louis XIV. This study aims to answer the following questions with the aim of understanding the structure and form of the figures and the methods used by the designer in drawing the statues in the " Dance of Nymph " carpet :                                                                    
1-What are the structural features of the figures in the " Dance of Nymph " carpet?
2-What principles and methods did Hassan Khan Shahrokhi use and follow to draw the statues in the   " Dance of Nymph " carpet?
The present research is descriptive-analytical and collects information through documentary studies, library resources and observation of museum works. This article is fundamental in terms of purpose and qualitative in terms of what it is. The target community is the "Dance of Nymph" rug in the Iranian Carpet Museum. The result shows that the figures are in a triangular composition in the carpet composition and one of the figures is placed at each angle  . There is visual balance, the existence of proportion and harmony between the various elements of a composition and the existence of a harmonious relationship of the components with the whole and with the subject of the work. Hassan Khan Shahrokhi, the designer of the " Dance of Nymph " video carpet, is one of the most prolific and stylish people in Kerman carpet design, who sometimes had to follow the current and common    customs in Western countries due to the acceptance of custom and custom carpets.

Keywords : Structural analysis ,pictural carpet, Dance of Nymph, Kerman's Carpet, Hassan Khan Shahrokhi                                                                                                                                                   
Article number: 6
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Received: 2021/08/29 | Accepted: 2021/12/5 | Published: 2022/03/14

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