Persian carpet

Persian carpet

noun
a handwoven carpet or rug produced in Iran and characterized by fine warp and filling yarns, a usually tight, even pile made with the Sehna knot, and a variety of floral, foliate, animal, and avian designs woven in rich, harmonious colors.
Also called Persian rug.


Origin:
1610–20

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Persian carpet or Persian rug
 
n
a carpet or rug made in Persia or other countries of the Near East by knotting silk or wool yarn by hand onto a woven backing, characterized by rich colours and flowing or geometric designs
 
Persian rug or Persian rug
 
n

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