dhurrie

noun
dhur·​rie | \ ˈdər-ē How to pronounce dhurrie (audio) , ˈdə-rē \

Definition of dhurrie

: 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 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, "A "She Shed" I Can Get Behind," 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, "HOUSE TOUR: An 1870s Carriage House Brimming With Historic Charm And Rustic Touches," 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, "HOUSE TOUR: An 1870s Carriage House Brimming With Historic Charm And Rustic Touches," 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, "HOUSE TOUR: An 1870s Carriage House Brimming With Historic Charm And Rustic Touches," 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, "HOUSE TOUR: An 1870s Carriage House Brimming With Historic Charm And Rustic Touches," 14 Apr. 2016

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First Known Use of dhurrie

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dhurrie

Hindi & Urdu darī

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“Dhurrie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dhurrie. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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