The capital of the Mogul (Mughal) dynasty in north central India which reached its golden age in culture, architecture and carpet weaving during the 16th and 17th centuries. From 1850, an organized structure of workshops began being established in Agra, weaving large rugs in square formats which were designed with all over floral patterns. Agra rugs are famous for their muted colors, color abrash, and expansive use of ages old subcontinental patterns with inspiration from Persian and Afghan motifs. Agra rugs mostly have floral designs and structurally they have a cotton foundation, are double wefted and use the asymmetrical knot.
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