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ki·lim

 (kē-lēm′, kĭl′ĭm)
n.
A pileless, tapestry-woven rug or other textile with geometric designs in rich, brilliant colors, traditionally made in parts of the Middle East and neighboring regions.

[Turkish, from Persian gilīm, garment made of wool or goat hair, blanket, rug; perhaps akin to Akkadian gulēnu and Aramaic glīmā, cloak.]
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kilim

(kɪˈlim; ˈkiːlɪm)
n
(Textiles) a pileless woven rug of intricate design made in the Middle East
[C19: from Turkish, from Persian kilīm]
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ki•lim

(kiˈlim, ˈkɪl ɪm)

n.
a pileless, tapestry-woven rug or other covering made in various parts of the Middle East, E Europe, and Turkestan.
[1880–85; < Turkish < Persian gilīm coarse-woven blanket]
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The most important of these are the following: Carpet weaving, brocade weaving, Gelim (or kilim, a coarse carpet), enamel work, khatam (inlaid work), engraving on metal, silver work, jewelry making, ceramic and tiles and types of sweetmeats, such as 'gaz' and 'souhan'.
Depending on the country of origin, it may also be called kelem, khilim, kelim, gelim, karamanie, palas or hanbel.
Different kinds of handicrafts and souvenirs are the famous Chalshotori carpet, tribal carpets and rugs, felt, Giveh or a type of local foot ware, Khorjeen or Saddlebags, Jajeem (a loosely woven woolen cloths), Gelim (a coarse carpet), satchels, table cloths and salt cellars, Khor, Jol, Palas, Kachmehdan and Gazz.
Handicrafts in Mazandaran Province are, carpet, Gelim (or a coarse type of carpet), silk weaves, textile, Jajeem (or a type of loosely woven woolen material), earthenware vessels, wooden articles, vessels and statues, felt weaving, wicker work, bamboo products, silk and cotton cloths, crocheting, and other handicrafts.
Gelim, coarse carpet, rug, carpet and hand made woven products with colorful designs well representing the tribal aspects of the Fars Province.
Carpets, Gelim (or coarse carpet) Gabeh or a traditional form of carpet, felt, mats, baskets, Giveh or a local foot ware, brooms, earthenware, hookahs, musk, fishing nets and sweet meat.