Knotted rugs – Central Asian Economy

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Pazyryk rug (ca. 300 BC) The world's first knotted rugs were probably made just south of the Caspian Sea in what is now northern Iran. They were all made of wool, and they used the same types of patterns that people were using to embroider on their clothes, or (if we believe Herodotus) [...]