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ORIENTAL RUGS DICTIONARY

Mongolian

 

 

Any discussion of carpet production in Mongolia should be considered purely speculative, since there is no literary or archaeological evidence for carpet production in the region.

Most of the so called Mongolian saddle bags are now being more accurately attributed to Ningxia. They, together with pieces from monasteries, were exported to Mongolia in great numbers as indicated by the numerous Ningxia column rugs with Mongolian inscriptions.