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Oriental rugs

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Oriental rugs

Isfahan

Home furnishings; Oriental rugs

A former Persian capital and one of the most famous cities in the production of Persian rugs. Isphahan is located in western Iran and was the capital city during the golden age of Persian rug ...

Istanbul

Home furnishings; Oriental rugs

Major crossroads and bazaar of the carpet world.

Jaipur

Home furnishings; Oriental rugs

A north central Indian city in the province of Rajasthan. The city is known for having prisoners weave rugs for commercial purposes. Rugs are based on 17th century Indian Mughal designs.

jajim

Home furnishings; Oriental rugs

A flat weave made by combining a few warp strips together. Jajims will then be made into bed covers or curtains. They are most commonly found in northwest Iran, Turkey and the Caucasus.

jolami

Home furnishings; Oriental rugs

Tent hand, usually on a white ground. Usually less than 0.30m. wide by more than 20m. In length. The more usual type has the design piled on a flat-woven ground hut there is a small number of highly ...

Josheghan

Home furnishings; Oriental rugs

A town in north central Iran, thirty miles southwest of Kashan. This weaving center is mostly known for the design of an all over lozenge pattern - each consisting of a geometric floral motif. ...

jufti

Home furnishings; Oriental rugs

A false knotting technique that simplifies the knot for the weaver. A knot tied over four wraps instead of the usual two.

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