Created in the Philippines from the leaves of a banana tree.
A combination of multiple fibers.
A fabric that is either woven or knitted that contains a design that is curled or looped.
A natural matting that is very durable. It is created from the exterior husks of coconuts. Most of them originate from Kerala, India.
Pile (surface) Carpets/Rugs
A surface that is made from carpet threads; the threads may be manipulated in a variety of ways to create the "look." Threads may be twisted, looped, cut...etc to create the desired effect.
Pile Density Carpets/Rugs
Also known as "average pile yarn weight." It is the pile yarn weight within a carpet's unit volume. Carpets are denser when the turfts are nearer to each other. It is desirable for a carpet to have high pile density because the durability of the carpet will be greater.
Pile Weight Carpets/Rugs
The sum total weight of a carpet's face.
A type of marine plant that grows in the countries of Vietnam and China.
An African and South American low-cost grass that may be tightly or roughly woven together.
Pile material attached to a backing material prior to the fixing of a 2nd layer of backing material. It lends more structural strength to the unit.
Multiple or a couple pieces of yarn twisted together in order to make a carpet. Greater durability and a better maintenance of a carpet's texture are made possible the more closely the yarn threads are twisted together.
An underlay is positioned beneath a carpet and aids to shield the carpet from daily wear-and-tear.
Pile face containing yard threads woven with an integral backing.