Third graders have also been learning about art from India. They looked at examples of dhurrie rugs and created their own with cut paper and yarn.
-Dhurries are flat, woven rugs used as floor coverings.
-They've been made for centuries in India.
-They are made with bright colors, simple designs like stripes, geometric shapes.
-They are woven out of camel and goat hair.
-Royal families would use dhurri rugs to decorate the floors of their palaces.