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What Is A Hand-Tufted Oriental Area Rug?

A Hand-Tufted Area Rug  The process for creating a hand-tufted rug is drastically different than hand weaving an Oriental, Persian or Turkish area rug. Hand-Tufted area rugs are made by punching strands of wool into a canvas or “cartoon” that is stretched on a frame with the help of a hand-operated tool. This process is not very time-intensive and does not require the same

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Navajo Rugs – America’s Own Hand-Knotted Rug

Navajo rugs and textiles are produced by the Navajo people who live in the four corners area of North America, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico. The rugs and textiles were originally for their on practical use, but by the end of the 19th century, Navajo weavers began to produce rugs for tourism and export. Navajo rugs are flat woven on a vertical loom

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