Angora Carpets

ANGORA CARPETS
Carpets made at Kir-Sheha in the province of Angora, are all wool and of brilliant red and green colours; the ground warp and weft are of dyed wool yarns and the long pile wool is tied in Giordes knot. The sides and ends are "selvedges" - no fringes. Designs are of Arabic styles.

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