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HOW TO IDENTIFY HANDMADE
ORIENTAL RUGS
By Jessica Allan
Identifying a Rug
 You may come across an Oriental rug at a
sale, auction, or you may inherit it
 You want to know if it...
Real or Fake?
Hand Made Machine Made
Check for a Tag!
Made in Iran, India, Pakistan, or
Afghanistan? Karastan, Couristan?
Does it feel Real?
 Run your fingers and nails across the back of
the rug
 Does it feel hard, or like plastic?
 It’s pr...
Is it a little too perfect?
Hand Made Machine Made
Thank you!
 If you have questions about identifying your
rug or appraising it, please use our contact
information below o...
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Oriental rugs How to Identify Genuine Rugs

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Oriental rugs How to Identify Genuine Rugs

  1. 1. HOW TO IDENTIFY HANDMADE ORIENTAL RUGS By Jessica Allan
  2. 2. Identifying a Rug  You may come across an Oriental rug at a sale, auction, or you may inherit it  You want to know if it is genuine  You want to know it’s worth  You want to know it’s history  How old is it?  Where was it made?
  3. 3. Real or Fake? Hand Made Machine Made
  4. 4. Check for a Tag! Made in Iran, India, Pakistan, or Afghanistan? Karastan, Couristan?
  5. 5. Does it feel Real?  Run your fingers and nails across the back of the rug  Does it feel hard, or like plastic?  It’s probably machine made
  6. 6. Is it a little too perfect? Hand Made Machine Made
  7. 7. Thank you!  If you have questions about identifying your rug or appraising it, please use our contact information below or call your local Oriental rug dealer! info@lesniakorientalrugs.com Shop handmade Oriental rugs online at LesniakOrientalRugs.com

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