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Hall of 1,000 Rugs
The Hall of 1,000 Rugs is a large, well-lit warehouse in Middle Kosiba, whose walls and floor and crowded with rugs, carpets, tapestries, cushions, and pillows of all kinds. The hall is owned by the Guild of Weavers, whose independent sellers stock it daily. A wine-house is run out of the hall, and folk relax on the rugs and cushions in something of a try-before-you-buy situation. The wine-house is run by husband and wife team Olid and Temra, who also provide fondues and jams. The sellers have a strict you-spill-you-buy rule.