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In full "Mirzapur carpet". A carpet of a fine quality manufactured in Mirzapur, India.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Cardinal & Harford's Price List Oriental Carpets & Rugs. From Mirzapur, the name of a town in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India (Hindi Mirzāpur), where the rugs are made.
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