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  • n. Plural form of kilim.


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  • These rugs are "kilims", flat-woven rugs without a raised pile that often display complex patterns and magnificent colors.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • There are kilims in shops and couscous in restaurants.

    A Sicilian opening in the wild west

  • A longtime international favorite she designed the Coburg Bar at the Connaught hotel in London, Ms. Mahdavi is famous for her Gaelic fusion style that mixes old kilims and modern textiles with vintage Scandinavian stools and colorful furniture from her collection with a strong emphasis on comfort.

    Design With a Je Ne Sais Quoi

  • Ahmad Sardar-Afkhami WHY: Mr. Sardar-Afkhami, who is based in New York, grew up with magnificent carpets passed down as dowries by his family in Iran, but he was more interested in the tribal felts, kilims, jajims and casual throws he came across in village houses.

    Ahmad Sardar-Afkhami, Dream Weaver

  • Occupying a cluster of centuries-old buildings, the 24 big suites (starting at 450 square feet) are filled with Uzbek suzanis, Afghan dhurries, and   Turkish   kilims,   all assembled by owners Ira and Sylvia Seret, importer-designers who have traded along the Silk Road since the '60s and opened the hotel in 1993 as an extension of their local store, Seret & Sons.

    Head to Head

  • Before starting this business we searched the region for authentic models of kilims which reflect our old traditions.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • "We love the idea of those kilims mentioned in a novel like Lermontov's 'A Hero of Our Time,' where a nobleman would be traveling through the Caucasus in a great carriage, and he'd unroll his rugs to eat on for lunch."

    Designing Russia

  • Abdullah then led us to a nearby Kurdish Ko-operative, where carpets and kilims are made by local Kurds.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The house was great -- if you like Ralph Lauren-style chalets -- a rugged luxury cabin at 9,000 feet complete with elk antlers, lots of kilims, and a wood-burning stove.

    The Writer's "Revenge"

  • On first glance I thought they were close ups of some brightly coloured kilims.

    La Vie En Tulip


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