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Area Rug Cleaning Glossary - F

Fabricated (Inlaid) Rugs
Tufted broadloom carpet which is cut and inlaid on a patterned form to create a customized rug.

A region in southwestern Iran, main city – Shiraz. This area is known for exceptional tribal rugs, woven on wool foundation and made on horizontal village looms.

Faux Silk
Silk imitation, usually made from synthetic fibers, such as polyester, or cellulose fiber such as viscose/rayon.

Ferahan carpets
An area in western Iran. This area is famous for late 19th century rugs with cotton foundation and pink or blue wefts. Popular designs are Herati, Mina Khani and Gol Hinnai.

The central part of an area rug surrounded by the border, and containing central motifs.

Fine rugs are those in excellent shape without tears or previous repair. Since most handmade rugs are very durable, they are considered to be in fine condition.

Flat Weave rugs
Weaving in such a way that no knots are required. The weft strands are passed through the warp strands. Good examples of flat woven rugs are Kilims, Shurries, and the original Aubusson.

Carpets with pile flatten due to heavy traffic. Cleaning and vacuuming can restore the height of the pile.

Traditional Greek rugs woven from sheep’s wool, Flokati rugs can weight from 1400 grams to 4000 grams. The higher the gram count, the more expensive the rug will be.

The basic structural components of handmade rugs, which consist of Warps and Wefts.

A unit of length. One foot is equal to 12 inches or approximately 30 centimeters. Foot and inch are the measurements used in the United States and England for measuring the length and width of rugs.

A country in Western Europe, Capital – Paris. Even though France was a chief rug production country in the 17th and 18th centuries, presently, the rug production is not significant. However, French designs such as Savonnerie and Aubusson are still heavily imitated by China, India, and Pakistan.

Warp threads that extend beyond the end of the rug.

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We clean all types of rugs including:

  • Antique Rugs  •  Chinese Oriental  •  Braided
  • Dhurrie  •  Kelim  •  Hooked Rugs  •  Flokati
  • Soumac  •  Persian Rugs  •  Woven or Tufted Rugs

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Premier Oriental Rug Cleaning  |  315 West Commerical St., Suite A  |  Springfield, MO 65803  |  417-799-3386

Premier Oriental Rug Cleaning offers the absolute best in rug cleaning, repair and maintenance. Our certified rug specialists have the proper tools and training to enhance, protect, rejuvenate and meet the varying needs of all kinds of rugs. Please feel free to contact us at any time for a free, no obligation consultation!

Premier Oriental Rug Cleaning is Independently Owned and Operated and proud to serve the following areas: Greene and Christian Counties including Ash Grove, Battlefield, Brookline, Fair Grove, Galloway, Republic, Sequiota, Springfield, Strafford, Walnut Grove, Willard, Billings, Clever, Fremont Hills, Highlandville, Nixa, Ozark, Saddlebrooke, Sparta, and Spokane.

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