Rug Types - Where do they all come from.
THE FIVE MAIN GROUPS OF ORIENTAL RUGS.
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The Iranian (Persian), the largest and most important group.
The Turkoman group. These are the popular 'red' carpets, comprising the Turkoman, Afghan and Baluchistan rugs made in Central Asia.
The Caucasian (Russian) group, with geometrical figures for their main decoration.
The Turkish (Anatolian) group. This type of carpet is now rare in our part of the world.
The Indian, Pakistani and Chinese group.
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