Sehna knot

or Sen·na knot

[ sen-uh not ]
/ ˈsɛn ə ˌnɒt /


a hand-tied knot, used in rug weaving, in which the ends of yarn looped around a warp thread appear at each of the interstices between adjacent threads and produce a compact and relatively even pile effect.
Compare Ghiordes knot.

Origin of Sehna knot

variant of Sinneh, name of Persian town
Also called Persian knot. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019