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Old May 26th, 2016, 11:16 AM   #2
Steve Price
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Hi Charon

I don't know the history, but a large carpet or tapestry hanging behind a sofa from sewn-on loops seems to be standard decor in Russia. When the USSR collapsed and the ruble became almost worthless overnight, many of these were sold and brought to the USA and western Europe. They were easily identified by the row of loops sewn onto one long edge.

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