Kelim rugs (Kilim,Khilim)

Kelim rugs are produced through out the Oriental rug weaving world. These rugs are woven flat similar to a tapestry. They have no pile and are usually reversible. Their designs are mostly geometric in nature and the colouring is similar to piled Oriental rugs but usually with a smaller pallet. Kelim rugs are designed to be used for tent hangings, curtains, grain and food bags and decoration. They are also used to decorate horse and camel harnesses and saddlebags. In the west the Kelim rug has become a essential item in both the traditional and modern home.
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