Venetian carpet

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Venetian carpet an inexpensive carpet, used for passages and stairs, having a woolen warp which conceals the weft; the pattern is therefore commonly made up of simple stripes.
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Usage

In literature:

The windows were hung with the richest Venetian brocade; the most splendid carpets from the Savonnerie covered the parquetry flooring.
"Cousin Pons" by Honore de Balzac
The windows were hung with the richest Venetian brocade; the most splendid carpets from the Savonnerie covered the parquetry flooring.
"Poor Relations" by Honore de Balzac
The Venetian dropped to his knees and fell on his face on the carpeted wooden floor of the tent.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
His eyes flicked over the maple furniture, the red carpet, the Venetian blinds, and back to me.
"Four and Twenty Beds" by Nancy Vogel
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