Carpets in the village Lilian, located south of Sultanabad originate
in the seventeenth century, when they settled in this area a large
group of Armenian origin. The Lilian have then the carpets produced
by the descendants of these Armenian refugees. By the decorative
point of view have many influences from neighboring Sarough fact c
arpets are made with the same motifs and large bouquets of stylized
flowers, typical of this area, although the Lilian are softer than
Sarough.Much appreciated and sought after are, if well preserved,
the specimens produced between the late 800 and early '900 where
you can appreciate the typical pink Dughi, obtained through a
particular process thanks to the coloring properties of the madder.
Lilian are often produced in small format of kelley, cm. 180x360.
The composition of the decorative border is very varied and resumes
the floral patterns of the field