Afghanistan Carpets


Afghanistan Carpets
AFGHANISTAN CARPETS
Pile or knotted carpets made at Herat, of small size. Designs are old ones and of Tartar suggestions. Made of wool or goat's hair. There is a strong odour with these carpets, due to the imperfect washing of the raw material. The pile is long and loose and is tied in Senna knot.

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