[gyawr-duh s, gawr-]
- a Turkish rug characterized by an uneven pile produced by the Ghiordes knot.
Origin of Ghiordes
First recorded in 1895–1900; variant spelling of Gördes, town in Turkey
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He began to collect Ghiordes rugs years ago, before the value of the rug became generally known.
The antique Ghiordes rugs are really fine in colors, generally with much pale green, red, or blue.
The apex of the mihrab or niche runs high in the Ghiordes rug.
Only now and then is seen a prayer Ghiordes that represents such a high type of artistic skill.
Knot, Ghiordes, Knots to inch horizontally five to ten; perpendicularly, seven to twelve.