Man-made synthetic fiber used as a less expensive alternative to wool. A type of synthetic fiber made from a polymer which may consist wholly of polyacrylonitrile or a copolymer of a mixture.
The most widely used synthetic fiber in the USA. Polyester fibers are often spun together with natural fibers, e.g., cotton, to produce a cloth with blended properties.
Construction: Machine Tufted
Power-looms controlled by a computer. Technique of punching tufts of wool through the base fabric. Used to create inexpensive versionse of hand-knotted rugs.
Description: Galleria Chocolate Transitional Acrylic Machine Tufted Rug - Galleria offers a traditional look in a tufted polyacrylic construction. A range of color offerings, from navy and copper to lemon and grey, lend great variety to this collection.