Blocking a rug
Blocking and Oriental Rug is an almost lost art. Only a handful of Rug Cleaners still block rugs. Thea Sand one of the real masters of rug cleaning shows me ow to do it.
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37th Annual Connecticut Spring Antiques Show Puts Out Welcome Mat
"The DiSaias set up a sumptuous display at the front of the show with stellar Oriental rugs from their collection. Showcased at Oriental Rugs Ltd, Old Lyme, Conn., was a large turn-of-the-century Bidjar, measuring 9 feet by 12 feet 7 inches, a late 1920s Afshar measuring 4 feet 6 inches by 6 feet 2 inches and a Kurdish example from 1890 with an overall floral pattern measuring 4 feet 3 inches by 7 feet 10 inches"