Ghiordes knot


Definition of Ghiordes knot

: a knot used in making carpets and rugs in which the two ends of pile yarn appear together at the surface between the two adjacent warp yarns around which they are twisted

called also Turkish knot

— compare sehna knot

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History and Etymology for Ghiordes knot

from Gördes (Ghiordes), Turkey

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“Ghiordes knot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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