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Makrana - Capel's Quintessential Design

Makrana - Capel's Quintessential Design

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  • Our Legacy

    Our Legacy

    February 04 2021 – Capel Rugs

    100 YEARS IN THE MAKING In 1917, an industrious 17-year-old North Carolinian named A. Leon Capel started a company manufacturing mule plow lines and ropes. He named his company Gee-Haw, because mules back then had a language all their own: “Gee” for turn right, “Haw” for turn left, “Whoa” for stop and “Git Up” for go. Shortly after, while in...

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  • Centennial Gallery

    Centennial Gallery

    February 04 2021 – Capel Rugs

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  • Eunice's Story

    Eunice's Story

    February 04 2017 – Capel Rugs

    For nearly half a century, Eunice Moore sewed rugs at the Capel factory in Troy. In February of 2017, she turned 100. It was a great year to be a centenarian. #capel100

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