Density is measured by the quality of rug’s assembly, and is determined by the number of knots and the height of the pile.
Indian flat-woven rugs made of cotton or wool, typically lower-cost.
Dozar (Persian) Area Rug
Describe carpets approximately a 4.6 x 6.6 size.
(Turkish) Acronym meaning “Natural Dye Research and Development Project, which began in 1981. This program was implemented by the Turkish government to improve the quality of the rug industry by reintroducing the use of natural dyes after years of using only chemical colors in carpet manufacturing.
Donegal Area Rug
An Irish rug manufacturing factory established in 1858.
Dragon and Phoenix
Some of the most popular motifs in Chinese rugs, representing happiness and good fortune.
A rare and much prized by rug collectors group of Caucasian rugs (16th -18th century) decorated with large S-shaped dragons.
Drugget Area Rug
A non-pile rug made of goat hair or cotton, this type of rug comes from Indian and the Balkans.
There are two types of dyes—natural and synthetic. Dyes are used for coloring pile materials such as wool, cotton, and silk.