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How Rugs get their names

How Rugs get their names

(Posted on 10/07/13)

Place of origin or tribes  Most oriental rugs derive their names either from their place of origin or, in the case of nomadic items, the weaving tribe. A rug made in the Persian town of Kashan is therefore known as a Kashan, and an item woven by...

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What is an Oriental Rug?

What is an Oriental Rug?

(Posted on 08/07/13)

The term ‘oriental rug’ can be a source of some confusion to those familiar with the subject/ it literally means a rug manufactured in the Orient, and could legitimately be applied to any rug of oriental origin, regardless of its appearance...

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