Finely knotted interpretations of both classical Indian and Persian designs, created under the Mughal dynasty from the late 16th to early 18th centuries. The Indo-Isfahan types feature Islamic designs used in contemporary Safavid Persian rug production. Mughal rugs produced in Agra, or farther south in the Deccan, have a distinct Indian style, with highly naturalistic, almost tropical plants and flowers. Regardless of design, a rich palette of red, green, and yellow distinguishes Mughal rugs.

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