A beautiful blend of Chinese and Persian technique! Once known as Samarkand rugs, they combine Chinese details with Central Asian design schemes and vivid coloring. They are said to be originating along trade route The Silk Road. Many Khotan rug patterns have been inspired by the hills and commodities traded along the Silk Road ranging from fruits to medallions to Asian and Indian designs. Khotan rugs are appealing for their versatility, making them great for both traditional and contemporary interiors alike.