Webwork 15 - Webwork 15 Indian Carpets Points 50 Note For...

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Webwork 15: Indian Carpets Points: 50 (Note: For this assignment, you will only send me the questions.) http://www.metmuseum.org/explore/Flowers/HTM/1440719F.HTM How did both rulers and outsiders influence the design of carpets? Be specific.- Carpets were originally brought to India by the Muslim invaders. While these designs were radically different from the traditional Hindu designs, Hinduism was able to assimilate the new influences. The Dutch and Portuguese also introduced some of their culture. Chinese influences also made their way into the Mughal carpets. They brought wispy clouds and fantasy animals. Babur brought in carpets from Persia and Turkey and Akbar, his grandson, was the first to introduce the carpet producing workshops. This acceptance by the Hindus made the creation of these carpet patterns possible. Most of the carpets are adaptations of Persian carpets, but the Indians began to add their own symbols and shapes; mostly images of plants and the natural world. What is the significance of "Pattern" in the creation of the carpets? Give some
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