Kilims are thinner and flatter rugs.
The Persian rugs are an essential part of Persian art and culture. Art of weaving has long history starting from the ancient times. Leads of today’s tradition of oriental carpets, are found in ancient nomadic tribes of Central and West Asia, where winter was a big reason to adopt woolen carpets as a shield against severe weather conditions. Rug-weaving is undoubtedly one of the most distinguished manifestations of Persian culture and art, and dates back to ancient Persia.
Kilims are thinner and flatter rugs. They are made by a unique technique of weaving to create the flat surface of Kilims. Kilims mostly follow geometric patterns and they vary in color from region to region. They are mostly smaller than rugs mainly the size of a prayer mat.