A pileless woven rug traditionally made in the Middle East (also kelim or khilim)
ORIGIN: Turk, from Pers kilīm
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- The most popular of flat-weaves is called the Kilim.
- Like pile carpets, kilim have been produced since ancient times.
- A Turkish kilim is a flat-woven rug from Anatolia.
- Bernhardt has a washed chenille in a faded kilim pattern.
- Kilim rugs are generally wool and come from Turkey or the Balkans.