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- Denier (Area rug)
A measurement of the thickness of yarn used to make an area rug. Denier is measured by the mass (in grams) of 9,000 meters
of yarn. Thick yarn has a higher denier than thin yarn.
- Dhurrie (Dhurie)
Low–priced cotton or wool rugs or kilims that are made in India.
A symbolic Chinese motif that is thought to bring good fortune.
A man–made yarn that looks and feels very similar to cotton and has been enhanced using ultraviolet inhibitors and
anti–microbial applications to prevent damage from outdoor use.