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« on: 29/12/2007 16:27:43 »
I wish to know who it was that invented carpet?

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« Reply #1 on: 29/12/2007 18:14:20 »
I'm sure Wiki must have the answer but I seem to recall it being Turkish.....and it wasn't recently either....Egyptian times I reckon.....but I am clawing at loose memory strands here...

...who ever did invent it..I am glad that they did !!

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« Reply #2 on: 29/12/2007 18:54:16 »
I wish to know who it was that invented carpet?

Like I had thought for ages that the carpets originated in Central Asia, China and Turkey too.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpets
http://www.art-arena.com/pcarpet.htm

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« Reply #3 on: 29/12/2007 22:50:34 »
I wish to know who it was that invented carpet?

Like I had thought for ages that the carpets originated in Central Asia, China and Turkey too.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpets
http://www.art-arena.com/pcarpet.htm


I would of thought it would have been native north Americans, as they would have laid insulation on the floor to protect themselves from the ice below (The first carpet as carpet is today).

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« Reply #4 on: 29/12/2007 23:20:13 »
I wish to know who it was that invented carpet?

Like I had thought for ages that the carpets originated in Central Asia, China and Turkey too.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpets
http://www.art-arena.com/pcarpet.htm


I would of thought it would have been native north Americans, as they would have laid insulation on the floor to protect themselves from the ice below (The first carpet as carpet is today).

But think what age some of the Persian carpets are 1000s of years old.
Chinese have been weaving them for hundreds of years too. Where is it recorded that Native Americans first used carpets as floor covering. They used leaves and
natural outside stuff as sometimes still happens in Africa

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« Reply #5 on: 29/12/2007 23:24:53 »
Carpets, as we know them, as far as I am aware, started as wall coverings rather than floor coverings.

The question is whether you are referring to soft floor coverings (such as straw - which has an old history), or specifically to the thing we now call a carpet, which was not originally a floor covering at all?

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« Reply #6 on: 30/12/2007 02:06:43 »
"Who invented the carpet?"...you may as well ask who invented the wheel.

What I want to know is who invented the Carpet Warehouse and the Sofa Warehouse that keeps Martin Kemp in gainfull employment?

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« Reply #7 on: 31/12/2007 01:32:49 »
I love nice new carpet! YAYYYYYYYYYYYYY! I want Hunter green plush carpet to squish between my toes.. LOL..

I a have a wool one from India, much like the one in Rosalind's picture very thin not at all like wall to wall plush just a simple wool area rug that sits over my other. So did we decide who first invented it or is that debatable or did we decide Central Asia as wiki listed first???

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« Reply #8 on: 02/01/2008 17:48:22 »
I love nice new carpet! YAYYYYYYYYYYYYY! I want Hunter green plush carpet to squish between my toes.. LOL..

I a have a wool one from India, much like the one in Rosalind's picture very thin not at all like wall to wall plush just a simple wool area rug that sits over my other. So did we decide who first invented it or is that debatable or did we decide Central Asia as wiki listed first???

Karen that is not a carpet but a gravel path. It is outdoors. LOL LOL LOL

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« Reply #9 on: 02/01/2008 19:20:54 »
lol...This first picture in your link is  the type of rug I have.. Leastwise made in that way and style..

http://www.art-arena.com/pcarpet.htm

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« Reply #10 on: 03/01/2008 16:38:32 »
OK, Karen but this is the gravel path that I was on about that I took with my own digi
camera. Yes it's a bit lop-sided. It is on a slope.
http://i10.tinypic.com/86ja4j6.jpg[/img]
                               
The other one was for a carpet website.

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« Reply #11 on: 03/01/2008 22:03:57 »
I wish to know who it was that invented carpet?

Like I had thought for ages that the carpets originated in Central Asia, China and Turkey too.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpets
http://www.art-arena.com/pcarpet.htm


I would of thought it would have been native north Americans, as they would have laid insulation on the floor to protect themselves from the ice below (The first carpet as carpet is today).

But think what age some of the Persian carpets are 1000s of years old.
Chinese have been weaving them for hundreds of years too. Where is it recorded that Native Americans first used carpets as floor covering. They used leaves and
natural outside stuff as sometimes still happens in Africa

This is the link..http://www.art-arena.com/pcarpet.htm...Reference: ("Pazyryk Carpet") I had never seen your cobble stone road piccy with the emblem on it!! When I quoted put your link in there to the carpet companies.. I just assumed you would know I meant the first picture of that link...

Your photo posted in your last post I have never seen until now and it is definitely on a stone way...as you stated I never was speaking of that picture! LOL!
« Last Edit: 03/01/2008 22:05:36 by Karen W. »

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« Reply #12 on: 03/01/2008 22:16:18 »
I wish to know who it was that invented carpet?

Like I had thought for ages that the carpets originated in Central Asia, China and Turkey too.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpets
http://www.art-arena.com/pcarpet.htm


I wish to know who it was that invented carpet?

Like I had thought for ages that the carpets originated in Central Asia, China and Turkey too.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpets
http://www.art-arena.com/pcarpet.htm


I would of thought it would have been native north Americans, as they would have laid insulation on the floor to protect themselves from the ice below (The first carpet as carpet is today).

But think what age some of the Persian carpets are 1000s of years old.
Chinese have been weaving them for hundreds of years too. Where is it recorded that Native Americans first used carpets as floor covering. They used leaves and
natural outside stuff as sometimes still happens in Africa


Those above were the only posts you made with links as far as I can see, so I had no idea what you mean in the next post as to what you were going on about unless you refer to natural things that have been used as rugs. LOL



OK, Karen but this is the gravel path that I was on about that I took with my own digi
camera. Yes it's a bit lop-sided. It is on a slope.
http://i10.tinypic.com/86ja4j6.jpg[/img]
                               
The other one was for a carpet website.
This is the last and only post you refer to the link of photo you took with your digital camera as far as I can see...

I am sorry I confused you about the carpet warehouse link etc, since you had not yet posted the personal photo link until this last post!
« Last Edit: 03/01/2008 22:21:56 by Karen W. »

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« Reply #13 on: 04/01/2008 01:24:37 »
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Quote from: rosalind dna on 03/01/2008 16:38:32
OK, Karen but this is the gravel path that I was on about that I took with my own digi
camera. Yes it's a bit lop-sided. It is on a slope.
http://i10.tinypic.com/86ja4j6.jpg[/img]
                               
The other one was for a carpet website.

This is the last and only post you refer to the link of photo you took with your digital camera as far as I can see...

I am sorry I confused you about the carpet warehouse link etc, since you had not yet posted the personal photo link until this last post!
 
 
Last Edit: 03/01/2008 22:21:56 by Karen W.

I meant that the photo that I took was from Alexandra Palace's grounds and yes
some carpets are for outdoors such as "red carpets" but mainly as wallhangings
or the floor.
I was not the person, who asked about Carpet Warehouse, it was Turnipsock,
he'd asked as a joke I think. 
 
 
 
 

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« Reply #14 on: 04/01/2008 02:26:30 »
Boy I tell ya, I better quit while I have a brain.. LOL... I wasn't referring lol lol to turnipsocks warehouse comment! I was in fact referrining to the 1st photograph in the Art Arena  Link! LOL.. I swear I need a brain transplant!Hee hee hee LOL!


I love red, burgandy too.. LOL.. I always take our old rug out in the summer when it is on its last legs.. then I buy one for the house for a few more years... nothing as elegant and expensive as these priceless persian rugs!LOL..

Rosalind or Sally, whichever you prefer,  where is Alexandra Palace's grounds.. what country? UK?

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« Reply #15 on: 04/01/2008 14:26:42 »
Karen As you asked Alexandra Palace is in N. London, Uk.
I don't mind which you call me that much.

I like blueish or brown carpets in my home. Only ordinary ones though.
Where is that other link,. I must have missed it.

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« Reply #16 on: 05/01/2008 13:35:53 »
Thanks, in London... Thank you as I had never heard of it.. I have never heard of a lot of places though! LOL

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« Reply #17 on: 05/01/2008 17:23:13 »
Karen that is fine and there are places that I am not that aware of either

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« Reply #18 on: 05/01/2008 18:11:58 »
Sounds like an adventure waiting to happen, Carpet seeing and other interesting things,,,

 

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