Amritsar is one of the oldest carpet-weaving centers in the Indian Subcontinent. Located in Indian Punjab near the border of Pakistan, many carpet-weaving families from Amritsar migrated to the nearby Pakistani city of Lahore, also a very old carpet-weaving center and ancient city, upon Partition of India and Pakistan in 1947. Lahore is located in Pakistani Punjab and has many cultural and lingual commonalities with Amritsar. The rugs listed...more
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