Persian Carpet Weaving: Types & Techniques


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Why are several types of carpets woven in places like Iran and Turkey referred to as Persian carpets?

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1. In Persian carpets, which type of knot involves wrapping a yarn around four warp threads?

2. In Persian carpets, what does the term 'knot density' mean?

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This quiz will test your understanding of Persian carpet weaving types. The quiz is concise and can be completed in very little time.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Your knowledge of the following will be tested as you take this quiz:

  • Reason carpets woven in Iran and Turkey are called Persian carpets
  • Knot that involves wrapping yarn around four warp threads
  • Meaning of the term 'knot density'
  • Type of flat weave carpet

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Persian carpet weaving types
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what 'knot density' means
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about flat weave carpet and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To gain an even better understanding of this subject, check out the related lesson titled Persian Carpet Weaving: Types & Techniques. Here are topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • Direction of warp and weft threads
  • Different knot types and techniques
  • Flat weave carpets