rugs

Rugs. Oblong shape. Oltenian carpets, because of their decorative scheme, represent the highest type of Romanian carpets: a central field, with a distinctly coloured background, is ornamented with symmetrically arranged floral designs. Several differently coloured borders, with decorative designs specifically used for borders. (Homemade woollen thread). Length 2750mm, width 1600mm.

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