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Hand-made Finnish rya rug, 1936

EtymologyEdit

From Finnish ryijy (rya, type of rug), from Swedish rya (thick cloth).

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rya (plural ryas)

  1. A Scandinavian knotted-pile woollen rug, used as bed-cover and tapestry.
    • 2008, Kirsti Salo-Mattila, Chapter 12: Transformations in the Art of Rya Making, Terttu Tuomi-Gröhn (editor), Reinventing Art of Everyday Making, Peter Lang, page 217,
      People were proud of art ryas designed by textile artists and woven by professionals, and they themselves wove copies of published traditional compositions, or executed new craft ryas that were designed for the purpose by textile artists.

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rya

  1. Rōmaji transcription of りゃ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of リャ