The Most Magnificent Carpet in the World

Upated on :October 28, 2009


Written by: Rosemary Simpson Burke

Illustrated by: Ali Asgharzade

Long, long ago , during the reign of Shah Abbas the Great , in a little town in faraway  Persia , lived a carpet weaver , Akbar . Times were hard for him and his family . Although Akbar was a master of his craft , the looms stood idle , for customers were few . Once he had employed a number of weavers in his busy workshop , but those days were now past. Akbar’s carpets had been famous throughout Persia and beyond , and more orders had come in than he could fulfill…

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