Décor Dictionary: Dhurrie

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Dhurrie: a flat-woven rug traditionally made from cotton or wool and indigenous to India and its surrounding regions. Woven on horizontal looms, Dhurries have a tight weave with no pile, making them hard-wearing and reversible. With its diversity in patterns (traditionally designs include geometrics, stripes & plains) and wide variety of colours, Dhurries makes for versatile and desirable rugs.

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