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