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Kilim

 

a woolen, handwoven, double-faced rug without nap. The pattern is created by a thick filling of colored wefts, which conceal the threads of the warp. Kilims with geometric and floral patterns (rarely with thematic representations) are made in a number of republics of the USSR (for example, in the Ukraine and Moldavia) and in Poland, Bulgaria, and several other countries.

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"I am delighted to share another of Oumnia's visions, which I have successfully realized, with everyone: the Creation of handmade kelim [carpets] with my designs proudly made here in Lebanon by talented women artisans from Arsal," she said.
Everywhere you look the walls are hung with a riot of rugs, carpets and kelims, Congolese Kuban cloth and cushionings, and jewel-coloured Susanis from Uzbekistan.
Habitat and The Pier have furniture and accessories to suit this style, and John Lewis has a great selection of Turkish rugs and kelims.
Our house was a testimony to their journeys, furnished with Turkoman kelims, paintings of Chinese farmers, ashtrays of coconut shells, ebony elephants which served as door stops.
See you there.Where to eat: Daphne's roof terrace for rich, sauce-based Turkish/German dishes; Tyche restaurant for a traditional rooftop feast with clay-oven meals; and the splendid Ottoman House, where you sit barefoot on kelims and cushions under tented carpets and enjoy authentic Turkish platters by candlelight.
Over the past couple of decades Rufus has become an acknowledged expert on kelims and oriental carpets with their rich traditional patterns in hand-woven wools and silks.