divides the Transcaspian Turkomans into two principal groups, the Salors and Yomuds, each of which includes sub-groups. These are again divisible into many tribes, almost all of whom weave. As their rugs, though resembling one another, show different characteristics, they might properly be separated into numerous classes; but since only a few of them are known in this country, they alone will be described.
 "Desert of Red Sands."
 A tent in which an average of five people live.
 In "Industrial Arts of India."
 Dr. Birdwood.
 Sometimes Sehna knot.
 Sometimes one thread of warp to each knot is doubled under the other.
 Rarely Iran, Feraghan, Mosul, and Kurdistan.
 It is stated that in the short space of a few weeks he created valuable antique porcelains to present to his noble friends by placing recent copies of old specimens in a vessel containing very greasy soup, where they were duly boiled for a month, and after that placing them in the "foulest drain of the neighbourhood," where they remained until seasoned.
 In "Across Coveted Lands, 1903."
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