Persian carpet


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Persian carpet

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a carpet or rug made in Persia or other countries of the Near East by knotting silk or wool yarn by hand onto a woven backing, characterized by rich colours and flowing or geometric designs
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On display is a priceless Persian carpet that took 14 years for its creation.
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