Produced from the Balkans to Pakistan. Traditional colors are red, pink, ivory, green, and blue. They tend to rely more on large-scale patterns with striking drawing and effects of color. They may utilize allover designs or grand shield-like medallions. They are comprised of simple interlocking strands of wool, cotton, bamboo, or nylon. Because they are looped, flat weave area rugs do not have a pile and are reversible.

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