Definition of Khilim
1. kilim [n -S] - See also: kilim
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Literary usage of Khilim
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Oriental Rugs by John Kimberly Mumford (1902)
"... product is by far the finest of any known in the khilim stitch, and has all the appearance of completeness which marks the piled fabrics of ..."
2. Indoors and Out: The Homebuilders' Magazine (1905)
"This rug is known as the khilim. It is a smooth surface rug, which consists merely of warp crossed and recrossed by dyed weft. ..."
3. Rugs, Oriental and Occidental, Antique and Modern: A Handbook for Ready by Rosa Belle Holt (1901)
"This is an unusually fine specimen of the antique Shirvan khilim. ... This khilim has been carefully woven, and is firm and durable. ..."
4. How to Know Oriental Rugs, a Handbook by Mary Beach Langton (1904)
"This khilim is woven in stripes across the rug with bold, regular, ... They are made in the khilim stitch, without pile, and of good wool. ..."
5. Dictionary of Textiles by Louis Harmuth (1915)
"khilim—'Rugs of all sizes made in Anatolia, Persia, Turkestan and several of the ... Kilim—See khilim. Kilmarnock—1. a coarse 18th century Scotch serge; 2, ..."
6. Catalogue Mrs. Phoebe A. Hearst Loan Collection by Phoebe Apperson Hearst, Arthur Upham Pope, San Francisco Art Association (1917)
"... khilim (Persian). Middle XIX. Century. 6' 0" x 13' 9". ... khilim (Persian). Latter half XIX. Century 4'3"x5'6". ' Although the excessive refinement of ..."
7. Special Loan Exhibition of Carpets and Other Textiles from Asia Minor by Philadelphia Museum of Art (1919)
"PAIR OF khilim. Geometric patterns in various colors on a white ground. WOOL: Each 11 feet 3 inches by 2 feet 8 inches. Lent by Mr. Philip M. Sharpless, ..."