Oriental carpet
noun see Oriental rug

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • oriental carpet — noun see oriental rug * * * Oriental carpet, = Oriental rug. (Cf. ↑Oriental rug) …   Useful english dictionary

  • oriental carpet — carpet with a Persian or Middle Eastern design, hand knotted carpet …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Oriental carpet. — See Oriental rug. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • Oriental carpet. — See Oriental rug. [1865 70] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oriental Carpet Manufacturers — Die Oriental Carpet Manufacturers (OCM) of London war ein bedeutendes Unternehmen in den Bereichen der Teppichherstellung und des handels. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geschichte 2 Trivia 3 Siehe auch 4 Weblinks …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • oriental — (adj.) late 14c., from O.Fr. oriental (12c.), from L. orientalis of the east, from orientem (see ORIENT (Cf. Orient) (n.)). Originally in reference to the sky, geographical sense is attested from late 15c.; oriental carpet first recorded 1868 (in …   Etymology dictionary

  • Oriental rug — n. any of various kinds of carpets made in the Orient, hand woven in one piece, usually with intricate, colorful designs: also Oriental carpet …   English World dictionary

  • Oriental carpets in Renaissance painting — …   Wikipedia

  • oriental rug — noun or oriental carpet Usage: usually capitalized O : a handwoven or hand knotted one piece rug or carpet made in the Orient especially in Asia and usually having a pile produced by knotting one or several tufts of colored woolen or silk yarn… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oriental rug — a rug or carpet woven usually in Asia and characterized by hand knotted pile. Also called Oriental carpet. Cf. Persian carpet, Turkish rug, Turkoman rug. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

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