Pakistani Rugs and Carpets

It was once thought that Pakistan had no tradition of rugmaking. In fact, Pakistan has contributed more to the recent rug revolution than almost any other…

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Pakistani Bokhara Rugs (Bokara or Bukhara)

Pakistani Bokharas are a type of inexpensive handmade oriental carpet, usually patterned after Turkmen Tekke tribal rugs. Also known as Bhukara, or Bokara.

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Pakistani Rugs: The “Pakistani Persian” Rug

A Pakistani ‘Persian’ rug means a Pakistani rug in a Persian style. Most likely, Pakistani Persian rugs were produced to fill the vacuum created when the U.S. ceased trading with Iran…

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Pakistani Rugs: Afghan Weavers in Pakistan

Some of the best new oriental rugs are being made in Pakistan by Afghan refugees. Here’s the story.

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Pakistani Rugs: Chris Walter

Chris Walter has quietly created one of the very best and largest productions of natural-dyed oriental rugs and in the world in three separate businesses.

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Pakistani Rugs: Art Resources

Art Resources creates great, old-looking oriental rugs in Pakistan, without distressing them with chemicals.

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Khal Mohammadi Rugs

Khal Mohammadi rugs are made in the Afghan refugee camps of Pakistan, specializing in Turkmen rugs with coppery-colored fields.

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Pakistani Rugs: Q Mark, Pamir, Hazara Looms

Q Mark and Pamir are emerging with good, new oriental rug productions in Pakistan. Hazara looms have put production on hold due to a migration of weavers…

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Pakistani Rugs: I.M. International

I.M. International is a major force in the oriental rug world, contributing scores of designs – all superior to ordinary Pakistani natural-dye carpets.

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