"on the Kelim runner"

Kelim Embroidery
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeKelim Embroidery - Credit: Ryj
 Kelims are a form of tapestry-woven rugs and carpets.  The word 'kelim' is Turkish; they have been made in both Persian countries and the Balkans.  The designs are generally more intricate than the tapestries of Western Europe, and the colours used are lighter.  Geometric designs often feature.  Current varieties are usually very affordable, but older kelims can attract high prices.