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Question 1: Common motifs include scrolling vine networks, arabesques, ________, cloud bands, medallions, and overlapping geometric compartments rather than animals and humans.
PalmetteAxis mundiAi-KhanoumAbacus (architecture)

Question 2: The majority of these carpets are wool, but several silk examples produced in ________ survive.
Tappeh SialkIsfahanKashanKhaneh Tabatabaei ha

Question 3: Neoclassical designer ________ supplied designs for both Moorfields and Axminster carpets based on Roman floor mosaics and coffered ceilings.
England1794LondonRobert Adam

Question 4: A carpet is a ________ floor covering consisting of an upper layer of "pile" attached to a backing.
WeavingTextile printingSilkTextile

Question 5: The most famous Savonnerie carpets are the series made for the Grande Galerie and the Galerie d'Apollon in the ________ between c.
Tuileries PalaceLouvre PalacePavillon de FlorePerrault’s Colonnade

Question 6: ________ produces 90% of the USA's carpeting, rugs and hardwood flooring[citation needed].
Dalton, GeorgiaCohutta, GeorgiaTunnel Hill, GeorgiaVarnell, Georgia

Question 7: This is because ________, the dominant religion in that part of the world, forbids their depiction.
IslamMuslim historyMosqueIslamic schools and branches

Question 8: The earliest surviving corpus of Persian carpets come from the ________ dynasty (1501–1736) in the 16th century.
Great Seljuq EmpireTimurid dynastySafavid dynastySassanid Empire

Question 9: Their pattern is established by the application of stitches to a ________ (often linen) base.
WeavingTextile printingTextileSilk

Question 10: Unlike woven carpets, ________ carpets are not formed on a loom.
SewingNeedlepointCanvas workEmbroidery


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