Area Rug Cleaning – Glossary E

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Eastern Turkestan Area Rug
An area of western China. Common motifs for rugs from this area include pots with flowers, three medallions, and geometric elements throughout the field. Rugs from this region are sometimes referred to as Samarkand

Egypt Area Rug
Country in North Africa, Capital – Cairo. Although contemporary Egyptian rugs are of great quality, only a small number of them are exported.

Embossed Area Rug
A process of carving pile around the design or symbol to enhance the look of the pattern.

Emroidery
Decorational needle-work embellishments

Erivan Area Rug
One of the oldest towns in the world, Erevan is a famous Armenian rug center

Ezine Area Rug
Town in Turkey known for elegant simple small rugs

Elem
(Turkmen) An additional border in pile rugs

 

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