Where are Oriental Rugs made?

Oriental rugs are made as far west as Morocco and as far east as eastern China; as far north as Mongolia and as far south as India. Today’s most important oriental rug weaving areas are in Turkey, Iran (Persia), Pakistan, Egypt, Afghanistan, India, Nepal, and China.

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Geopolitical Events and the Oriental Rug Renaissance

International political events contributed to the rug renaissance. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the Islamic Revolution in Iran…

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