Kilims 

Kilims

Kilims

Kilims are flat woven tapestry weave carpets that have no pile. The word kilim comes from the Persian word gelim meaning to “throw roughly” indicating that their function was to act as a textile cover. Kilims can be very simple and loosely woven or highly decorative and tightly woven. Kilims are woven throughout Central Asia with fine examples highly prized.

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