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Aleppo, Halep


Alepo Halep is the name of a city in northwest Syria which now is called Haleb (Khaleb). Under the Ottoman rule, in the late 19 Century many fine kilims were woven in this area. Many of these kilims were made with silk yarns and metallic threads.  The following are two rare samples on Aleppo workmanship.