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#1 Posted : Sunday, February 19, 2017 5:51:18 PM(UTC)
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Can anyone identify this rug and quality thanks, all I was told it is silk. It is pliable with short soft pile dimensions 4' x 5'
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#2 Posted : Monday, February 20, 2017 12:27:44 PM(UTC)
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I think it is a Pakistan and it is not silk but mercerised cotton. Hope you have not paid a lot of money for it, as they do not have much of a second hand value
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dreamgypsy on 2/23/2017(UTC)
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#3 Posted : Monday, February 20, 2017 5:44:48 PM(UTC)
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Thank you very much I appreciate your reply, is there a name for this rug and can you give me an approximate asking price, I paid $300 for it new. Regards.
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#4 Posted : Monday, February 20, 2017 10:29:00 PM(UTC)
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This is a kashmiri silk rug. Sharif is right. This is not a cocoon silk. This is called mercerised cotton or flosh or artificial silk.
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dreamgypsy on 2/23/2017(UTC)
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#5 Posted : Thursday, February 23, 2017 10:12:19 PM(UTC)
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Thanks sharif and traditionalrugrepair, do you think I paid too much for it?
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