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Fine carpets have been produced in Kashmir and the Punjab for centuries. About 1950 the Pakistanis seized on the Buhara design and Lahore and the surrounding area now have a huge output of high quality Buhara rugs. The easiest way to recognize them is that they are woven on cotton warps, unlike the Tukromans which, without exception, have woolen warps. The Pakistani modern Buhara rugs are more affordable than the Turkoman Buhara and are produced in variety of vibrant colors with beautiful sheen. There are different qualities in Pakistan Bokhara and the finest come with 242 knots per square inch.