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Before Timurid rule, weaving carpet in India did not have a coherent organization. The patronage of the gifted Timurid kings in India had been followed by establishment of courtier workshops and weaving exquisite productions. The existing animal motifs in Indian carpets have diversity and different compositions. The identification of the animal motifs species in Indian Timurid rugs and their classification in accordance with their use, is the main question of this research. Seeking the factors which have influence on the development of carpet weaving as a coherent structure in Timurid era in Indian territory is the essentiality of this research. Consequently it can be said that sampling of carpets imported from Iran to India, Culture, art and Indian ancient mythology, the local geography and the desire to capture routine and courtier scenes are of factors affecting the development and nativism in India's carpet-weaving. Indian carpets in Timurid era can be categorized into several types based on designs found in the text and the margin, also the taste and the culture of indigenous artists have been affected the selection of natural and mythological animal species depicted in carpets, which can also be categorized In this respect. The data collection has been done on the basis of library and observation and the research method is descriptive-analytic.