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Friday, August 22, 2003

Oriental Rugs Technical Analyses and Recordation

A good article for almost all of us.

Oriental Rugs Technical Analyses and Recordation
By James Mark Keshishian A.S.A. Senior - Oriental Rugs

Technical analysis for the lay person (which is what we shall consider most of us) can be simple and it can be complicated. We shall take the easier route. The component parts of the knotted rug are the warp, the weft and the pile (or woof). There is also the selvedge at the edges or binding and sometimes the area at the fringes has significant treatment.