Carpet FAQs:


Q: Is carpet a textile floor covering typically consisting of an upper layer of pile attached to a backing?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets well known for their designs with attention to detail and presentation of realistic attributes?

A: Yes.

Q: Were carpets symmetrically knotted by hand in wool on woolen warps and had a weft of flax or hemp?

A: Yes.

Q: Is carpet an investment that will last 20 or 30 years and woven Axminster and Wilton carpets are still extremely popular in areas where longevity and design flexibility are a big part of the purchasing decision?

A: Yes.

Q: Is carpet the octagon-shaped elephant-foot - The rugs with this print are commonly red in colour?

A: Yes.

Q: Were carpets the depiction of dragons and eagles?

A: Yes.

Q: Is carpet the "Pazyryk carpet"?

A: Yes, and which dates from the 5th-4th century BC.

Q: Were carpets produced remained centred mainly in the Midlands around the towns of Wilton and Kidderminster and in West Yorkshire where the firm of John Crossley and Sons in Halifax became synonymous with carpet manufacture?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets the series made for the Grande Galerie and the Galerie d'Apollon in the Palais du Louvre between c?

A: Yes, 1665-1685.

Q: Is carpet distinguished from rugs or mats?

A: Yes, and which are loose-laid floor coverings, as wall-to-wall carpet is fixed to the floor and covers a much larger area.

Q: Are carpets made in Afghanistan?

A: Yes, as well as by Afghan refugees who reside in Pakistan and Iran.

Q: Is carpet permanently fixed in place while a rug is simply laid out on the floor?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets still manufactured for pubs and clubs in a narrow width of 27 inches and then sewn to size?

A: Yes.

Q: Were carpets not commonly used on the floor in European interiors until the 15th century?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets wool?

A: Yes, but several silk examples produced in Kashan survive.

Q: Is carpet commonly made in widths of 12 feet and 15 feet in the USA?

A: Yes, and 4 m and 5 m in Europe.

Q: Are carpets usually only suited for light domestic use and tend to mat down quickly?

A: Yes.

Q: Is carpet the same as the relief depicting part of the Armenian delegation?

A: Yes.

Q: Is carpet the same as the relief depicting part of the Armenian delegation?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets known for their high density of knotting?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets usually made from polypropylene?

A: Yes.

Q: Is carpet usually cotton and the weft is jute?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets renowned for being hard wearing and lend carpets great texture?

A: Yes.

Q: Is carpet a part of Persian art and culture?

A: Yes.

Q: Were carpets among Pakistan's leading export products and their manufacture is the second largest cottage and small industry?

A: Yes.

Q: Were carpets normally only produced for the bespoke market?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets also quite commonly known as Afghan rugs - are a distinguished and well recognised handmade material design that originates from Afghanistan?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets set up in Sangla Hill?

A: Yes, and a small town of District Sheikhupura.

Q: Is carpet 200 x 183 cm and framed by a border of griffins?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets classified according to a specific region or manufactory?

A: Yes, and scholars attribute the age of any specific Chinese rug to the ruling emperor of the time.

Q: Were carpets produced at the same time in Exeter and in the Moorfields section of London and?

A: Yes, and shortly before, at Fulham in Middlesex.

Q: Are carpets always hand made of wool or sometimes cotton?

A: Yes, and with occasional additions of silk.

Q: Are carpets normally found in commercial settings such as hotels and restaurants where there is frequent traffic?

A: Yes.

Q: Is carpet used for VIPs and celebrities to walk on?

A: Yes, such as at the Cannes Film Festival and when foreign dignitaries are welcomed to a country.

Q: Are carpets more technologically advanced?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets natural barriers against the cold?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets usually the most expensive due to the relatively slow speed of the manufacturing process?

A: Yes.

Q: Were carpets woven almost exclusively for internal consumption?

A: Yes.

Q: Is carpet produced on a loom quite similar to woven fabric?

A: Yes.

Q: Is carpet an expression which means to welcome a guest lavishly and handsomely?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets known as the "Lansdowne" group?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets used for a variety of purposes?

A: Yes, and including insulating a person's feet from a cold tile or concrete floor, making a room more comfortable as a place to sit on the floor , reducing sound from walking and adding decoration or colour to a room.

Q: Are carpets sometimes referred to as "Norwich carpets"?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets produced when one or more fibres are twisted in the tufting process?

A: Yes, so that in the finished carpet they appear to be bound together.

Q: Are carpets a speciality and widely in demand in the West?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets used in industrial and commercial establishments such as retail stores and hotels and in private homes?

A: Yes.

Q: Were carpets traditionally made by royal and aristocratic women in the home?

A: Yes, but there has been some commercial manufacture since steel needles were introduced and linen weaving improved in the 16th century.

Q: Was carpet a unique floor covering made originally in a factory founded at Axminster?

A: Yes, and Devon, England, in 1755 by the cloth weaver Thomas Whitty.

Q: Are carpets known to have good stain resistance?

A: Yes, but not against oil- based agents.

Q: Were carpets renowned by foreigners who travelled to Artsakh?

A: Yes, the Arab geographer and historian Al-Masudi noted that, among other works of art, he had never seen such carpets elsewhere in his life.

Q: Is carpet created by interlocking warp and weft threads?

A: Yes.

Q: Is carpet a cut pile and Berber carpet is a loop pile?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets also hand-knotted?

A: Yes.

Q: Are carpets also popular in the home?

A: Yes.

Q: Were carpets initially produced on 27inch looms and were sewn together by hand?

A: Yes.

Q: Is carpet commonly made in widths of 12 feet and 15 feet in the US?

A: Yes, and 4 m and 5 m in Europe.