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Sehna knot

or Senna knot

[sen-uh] /ˈsɛn ə/
a hand-tied knot, used in rug weaving, in which the ends of yarn looped around a warp thread appear at each of the interstices between adjacent threads and produce a compact and relatively even pile effect.
Also called Persian knot.
Compare Ghiordes knot.
Origin of Sehna knot
variant of Sinneh, name of Persian town Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Its Sehna knot, cotton warp and weft, as well as much of the drawing, are typical of Persia.

    Oriental Rugs Walter A. Hawley

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