Area Rugs USA History Blog — oriental weavers

Area Rugs USA History Blog | Machine Made

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Area rugs have a very deep rich history originating from Middle East and Asia. However in 1824, USA Congress doubled import tariffs and four years later doubled them again to encourage more economic independence for the American marketplace. As a result of the new legislation hundreds of carpet manufacturers sprang up along the east coast.This blog talks about some of the early machine made rug weavers.

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