dhurrie

noun

dhur·​rie ˈdər-ē How to pronounce dhurrie (audio)
ˈdə-rē
: a thick flat-woven cotton or wool cloth or rug made in India

Examples of dhurrie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The armchair, custom banquettes, and bone-inlay side table are all Robshaw designs, the cocktail table is from India, the table lamps are by Christopher Spitzmiller, and the dhurrie is a custom design. Kelsey Mulvey, ELLE Decor, 29 Dec. 2022 The Moroccan theme carries over on a table Kincaid found at Michelle Nussbaumer's Ceylon et Cie (and also painted white), whose shape echoes the Abrash carpet, a riff on a vintage Swedish dhurrie. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, 10 July 2019 The custom beds in a guest room are dressed with spreads from Chelsea Textiles, the chair is from Avantgarden, and the late-17th-century table is French; the curtains are of a Les Indiennes cotton, and the rug is a vintage Indian dhurrie. Nancy Hass, ELLE Decor, 14 Apr. 2016 In the living room, the custom sofa is covered in a Kravet cotton, the cocktail table is by Martin Szekely, and the dhurrie is 19th century; the Egyptian light fixture is from Liza Sherman. Nancy Hass, ELLE Decor, 14 Apr. 2016 In the captain's bedroom, a custom mattress by Charles H. Beckley is covered in a C&C Milano linen, the light fixture is by Circa Lighting, and the vintage dhurrie is from Mark Shillen Gallery. Nancy Hass, ELLE Decor, 14 Apr. 2016 In the living room, the custom sofa is covered in a Kravet cotton, the cocktail table is by Martin Szekely, and the dhurrie is 19th century Nancy Hass, ELLE Decor, 14 Apr. 2016

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Word History

Etymology

Hindi & Urdu darī

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dhurrie was in 1880

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“Dhurrie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dhurrie. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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