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Usually referred to the city or area of where the rug was hand-made





Open-field: There is a center piece with generally no designs around the medallion.


Multi-Medallion: There are multiple center pieces in the design.



There is an all over design to the rug.



Shapes in the design with a geometric pattern.



Block shaped patterns in the design.



A rare pattern that does not conform to the conventional patterns




Generally most Persian and Oriental rugs have floral designs. However, there are others such as: tribal, animals, hunting, geometric, prayer, and etc.



Flowers and plants **most common



Figures and buildings



Depiction of animals



Hunters and animals






One-way facing rug

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