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Old March 24th, 2017, 12:21 PM   #11
Steve Price
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Hi Nils

I'd add two distinguishing features of workshop rugs.
1. They're almost always symmetric in both directions. This comes from the fact that the cartoons from which they're woven are only of one quadrant, which is copied four times in different orientations.
2. The corners are resolved with the borders turning neatly rather than sort of butting against each other where their directions change.

Rugs woven freehand don't have these characteristics.

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Steve Price
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