Sehna knot

or Sen·na knot

[ sen-uh-not ]

  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.

Origin of Sehna knot

Variant of Sinneh, name of Persian town
  • Also called Persian knot.

Words Nearby Sehna knot Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Sehna knot in a sentence

  • Its Sehna knot, cotton warp and weft, as well as much of the drawing, are typical of Persia.

    Oriental Rugs | Walter A. Hawley