Velvet Carpet.

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A pile fabric woven on a velvet loom; it is the simplest of all carpet weaves and is used mostly for solid colors; woven with wires, a looped pile is created when the wires are withdrawn; a cut pile results when knife blades on the ends of the wires cut the loops; tightly twisted yarns in cut pile provide a frieze surface; varied heights of looped pile can be achieved by using shaped wires; see Woven Carpet.

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