The History of Rug Making

Today, rugs and carpets are common household accessory. They help in improving the overall interior design of the room while serving as a cushion between the cold hard floors and our feet at the same time.

This infographic is a brief account on the rich history of rugs and the origin of rug-making.

Archaeologists have been discovering ancient pieces of rugs which they used to trace just how old rug-making is and where it originated. So far, evidence show that rug-making has existed since 6500 BC and that it started in the Middle East. The exact origin of the art is hard to pinpoint due to the facts that rug-making flourished and was spread through out different countries.

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