The main centre is Gwalior where carpet-weaving began in the early part of this century and the designs are traditional.
Dhurries of Tamil Nadu
Coimbatore is known for the Bhawani dhurries. The motif is of lotus in the heart of the dhurrie while the border has floral or parrots as patterns. Bhawani dhurries are woven in the most traditional method which is 200 years old. Mainly the craftspersons make these dhurries on cotton and silk with excellent colour scheme. Common are the cotton dhurries as they are low in rates when compared to the silk ones. These dhurries are very rugged and last for a very long time when maintained properly.