The basic techniques of rug making were first developed in the East. Traditional Oriental rugs were made on vertical looms strung with 3 to 24 warp (vertical) threads per cm. Working from bottom to top, the rug makers below either weaved the rug with a flat surface or used knots for a textured pile.
1. Scouring the wool
2. Dyeing the wool
3. Drying the wool
4. Spinning the yarn
5. Looms used for weaving
6. Four men work one month to weave this rug
Map of The Rug Weaving Centres of The Orient
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