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Bokhara, Bukhara



An ancient city and emirate of West Turkistan, presently in Uzbekistan.  The name is often used to describe Turkoman rug styles.  Bokara was an important rug trading and shipping center in the 19 Century.  A few scholars have attributed rugs to Bokhara, but such attributions are questionable.  


See: Turkoman