wilton carpet


a carpet woven like Brussels carpet, on a Jacquard loom but having the loops cut to form a velvet pile.
Also called Wilton carpet, Wilton rug.

named after Wilton, town in Wiltshire, England

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Wilton (ˈwɪltən)
a kind of carpet with a close velvet pile of cut loops
[C18: named after Wilton, Wiltshire, noted for carpet manufacture]

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