sehna-knot

Sehna knot

[sen-uh]
noun
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, Senna knot.
Also called Persian knot.
Compare Ghiordes knot.


Origin:
variant of Sinneh, name of Persian town

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