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Rug Glossary of Terms: U

  • Usak
    A town in Turkey where rug production dates to the 15th century. It gained fame for the 16th century designs of star, medallion, and prayer rugs. Since 19th century became a major commercial rug manufacturing, producing both high and low quality carpets.
  • Uzbekistan
    Country in Central Asia, capital -Tashkent. The rugs from this country are known as Turkoman.

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