Loom Lesson: What do the Motifs on My Rug Represent?

First-time vintage rug shoppers may find themselves feeling overwhelmed by terminology (they must not be shopping at District Loom!). Heriz, Gabbeh, Oushak, Kilim… it can feel complicated. In this Loom Lesson, we’re breaking down some of our favorite rug motifs –– those gorgeous designs that make vintage Persian and Turkish carpets so special.