I have to do a project on the silk road. One of the things traded would have been Persian rugs. But who would have imported these rugs, where and why was there a demand for these rugs?

  • Rugs, Tapestries, footwear...all of this would head directly to Germany to create actual warmth and cleanliness in the Castle and ultimately in the Palaces that would be built later. The same would be true of all the dyes used to create all the other "accoutrements" of Royal Life such as table clothes, napkins, silverware, practical clothing...you name it...plus those charged with keeping such luxuries clean. Even a man with a wooden House was rich if he had a rug on the floor and a chair with fabric as it's exterior. – Doctor Zhivago Oct 29 '16 at 3:13
  • @user14394 why specifically Germany? Why not other areas? – tox123 Oct 29 '16 at 23:44
  • Because Germany until Hitler was very, very, very, very wealthy. – Doctor Zhivago Oct 30 '16 at 2:47
  • @user14394 lmgtfy.com/?q=weimar+republic – tox123 Oct 30 '16 at 22:34

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