Rugs produced in the city of Khotan, in Eastern Turkestan. The palette ranges from rich colors to soft pastels. From the ornate borders and grand medallions, to the stunning repeating patterns, each carpet from Khotan captures a cosmopolitan style that is different from rugs produced in East Turkestan. Rugs often feature repeating gul motifs, all-over arabesques, and branching pomegranate and vase motifs. Khotan rugs are often made from wool pile knotted around a cotton warp. For each row of knotted pile, weavers generally added two or three shoots of weft, a trait commonly seen in carpets from Kazak regions. Khotan rugs were traditionally produced using an asymmetric Persian carpet knot, which gives the pile a directional quality associated with carpets from the Far East.

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