Meaning of Persian carpet

Per'sian car'pet

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a handwoven carpet or rug produced in Iran and characterized by fine warp and filling yarns, a usually tight, even pile made with the Sehna knot, and a variety of floral, foliate, animal, and avian designs woven in rich, harmonious colors. Also called
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