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Carpet Designs

Carpet Designs

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A good way to categorize Oriental rug designs is not to group them by age or country of origin, but by whether they come from country or city areas. C...
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Washed and Painted Oriental Rugs

Washed and Painted Oriental Rugs

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The first widespread interest in Oriental rugs in the United States occurred after World War I, in the 1920's. There was a great deal of money made as...
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Dyes Used In Oriental Rugs

Dyes Used In Oriental Rugs

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There exists a very widespread belief that "vegetable" or "natural" dyes are superior to "synthetic" dyes, and that a rug woven with "vegetable" dyes ...
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Oriental Rugs and Rug Weaving in Turkey

Oriental Rugs and Rug Weaving in Turkey

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Turkey has been famous for its handwoven rugs since the 17th Century when Venetian traders introduced "turkeywork" carpets to wealthy Europeans. Many,...
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Oriental Rugs and Rug Weaving in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

Oriental Rugs and Rug Weaving in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

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Rugs have been woven for centuries in "Turkestan," the area east of the Caspian Sea, north of Iran and Afghanistan, and west and southwest of Chinese ...
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Oriental Rugs and Rug Weaving in Pakistan

Oriental Rugs and Rug Weaving in Pakistan

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Geometric Bokharas from Pakistan....Bokhara production is centered around the city of Lahore. The name for this type comes from the city of Bukhara in...
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