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INDIA: THE CLASSICS OF THE EAST
From the 16th century, the Mughals founded the first workshop of knotting rugs in Punjab. The Indian tradition of carpet drew his inspiration from the art of Persian carpets. It does almost reach the artistic level of Persian rugs, in spite of their relatively democratic cost, really robust.
The technique of woven or kilim rugs is simple and much older than the knotted carpets. Kilim consists of warps through which the weft are woven to form patterns and designs. The Kilims are flat and therefore usually reversible. These carpets are generally less expensive but also less durable than knotted carpets. However, they are very decorative.
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