An antique rug, circa late 19th century, 230x138cm

"19 (56). 'The waters stand there boiling, boiling up in the heart of the sea Ptlitika, and, when cleansed there, they run back again from the sea Ptlitika to the sea Vouru-kasha, towards the well-watered tree, whereon grow the seeds of my plants of every kind.'
20 (60). 'Those plants, I, Ahura Mazda, rain down upon the earth, to bring food to the faithful, and fodder to the beneficent cow; to bring food to my people that they may live on it..."

THE ZEND-AVESTA (Zoroastrian Scripture, Circa 1500-1000bc)
Translated by: James Darmesteter

"Saena (Senmurv) (A pre-Zoroastrian entity)– the great falcon who sits in the top branches of the Tree of All Seeds. When she flaps her wings, the seeds are scattered and carried away by the winds, with the help of the bird Chamrosh, to land in the earth. Associated with the great dog-bird Simurgh, although some scholars claim they are two distinct entities."

Ancient Persian Gods, Heroes, and Creatures - The Complete List, An article by: Joshua J. Mark

Meet one of the best interpretations of a "TREE OF ALL SEEDS", commonly known as the tree of life that I have seen. Thousands of years of culture and tradition have enriched the designs of authentic Persian rugs. The designer has so tastefully translated myths and legends into this marvellous piece of art.

Tehran, Circa late 19th century.