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A brief history of carpets

Although our modern word ‘carpet’ comes from the old Italian word ‘carpita’ which means ‘plucked’, the carpet itself has a much longer and illustrious past. Carpets, that is rugs made from knotted wool from goats or sheep and used as floor, table or even wall coverings, probably date back four or five thousand years, although …

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