Former name given to a region of Central Asia. Today it includes several Central Asian republics.
The Chinese art of carpet is based on a centuries-old tradition of art and culture. The Chinese carpet is decorative, romantic and combines excellent quality with perfect craftsmanship.
Chinese modern carpets are not distinguished by their place of production but by their quality. It is defined by three criteria that are fineness, thickness and density.
- The fineness is defined by the number of rows of knots on one foot (about 30 cm). Qualities currently available on the market hovering around 260 lines on one foot or 727.376 noeuds/m²
Note: For several years, the Chinese knot also fabulous oriental carpet with wool and silk. These carpets are decorated with refined patterns and can reach and exceed 300 lines (10,000 knots/dm²), they are also very strong. Following the Western demand, China also produces carpets of this type with artificial silk (mercerized cotton) that is much cheaper.