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Antique Kilim Articles – Kilims represent a unique development in the world of antique rugs. While neither unique nor specific to any one country, kilims represent a distinct method of weaving. Rather than featuring a pile as most antique rugs do, kilims are an example of what are referred to as “flat weaves.” Below, find a series of informative and educational articles concerning vintage and antique kilims from a wide variety of countries.

1. Collection of Antique Tribal Kilims from All Major Producers

Collection of Antique Kilims

Collecting Kilims have had their ups and downs in the rug market. Once upon a time they were considered unfit for export. More a utilitarian item of daily life than a folk craft practiced for commercial profit, kilims had always been intended for domestic use rather than sale in foreign lands. The few fragmentary pieces that arrived in the West were used as wrappings to bail pile rugs. [Read More: Antique Tribal Kilims]


2. History of Flat Woven Rugs

History of Flat Woven Rugs

Kilims are a type of handmade flat-woven rug that are characterized by the absence of piles or knotted fluff. [Read More: History of Flat Woven Rugs]


3. Online Exhibit of Antique Persian Mazadran Kilims

Antique Persian Mazandaran Kilims<

Mazandaran Kilims Exhibit – From the time they first became known to the West in the late 1990’s, the antique Persian Mazandaran Kilims have experienced a tremendous growth in popularity…. [Read More: Online Exhibit: Antique Persian Mazandaran Kilims]