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Sehna knot

or Sen·na knot

[sen-uh not]
noun
  1. 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.
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Compare Ghiordes knot.

Origin of Sehna knot

variant of Sinneh, name of Persian town
Also called Persian knot.
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