Oriental Rug Cheat Sheet – Persian vs Oriental Rugs [Infographic]

by John Ahdoot 3/16/14
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How to Tell a Persian Rug from an Oriental Rug

Oriental rugs have a long and diverse history spanning many regions, so it can be difficult for a first-time buyer to differentiate between patterns and sources. In the infographic below, the first in our Oriental Rug Cheat Sheets, we break down where different styles of rug come from and explain their differences. After you take a look at the infographic, head over to our rug gallery for more specific information on the different styles and sources of rugs and test your knowledge.