Wiss is a small city near the city of Hamadan. Wiss rugs have a very distinct pattern. This includes a bold hexagonal central medallion, with two smaller sub-medallions in diamond shape at the top and bottom. These are arranged in the open field of a solid color, most often red. And the Navy and used to generate edges with hints of beige everywhere.
History & Construction
Hamedan historical and ancient Persian city (the second oldest city of Iran), which is about 6500 feet above sea level in the rugged mountains northwest of Iran. The city itself, with many villages and districts surrounding it, produces a good part of the tribal rugs of Iran. Some areas around Hamedan include Chen, Derjazin, Hussainabad, Nahavand and Kurdish districts Khamseh and many others between Hamedan and Arak. All rugs produced in the areas around Hamedan are introduced within the city. Found just east of Kurdistan, obvious traces of Kurdish and some Turkish influence can be seen on its peaceful people who managed, despite centuries of outside interference, to keep their special talents alive. All rugs have a wool pile colored with natural vegetable dyes. And very rarely silk seen in this region. The foundation of the deck, usually cotton and in some cases wool or goat hair. The models are usually simple geometric arrangements with vibrant primary colors. Animals or parts of the garden are sometimes small and often seen drawing famous Herati.






Visibility: Carpets made in VISS (WISS), unlike rugs and carpets made in central Iran such as Arak and Saruk or Golpayegan rugs and carpets, have nomadic patterns. Usually one single medallion (Usually Hexagonal) much larger than that of other styles is an indication of a VISS(Wiss) rug. There are some unusual patterns produced in VISS, including a repetitive motif all around the rug that is hard to find.

Quality: VISS (WISS) rugs and carpets are of high quality and have excellent durability. They maintain their coloration for a long time.

Size & Shapes: Persian VISS (WISS) rugs come in different sizes, but the majority of them are mid-size (4 x 6 to 8 x 10 feet).

Color: Dark red, khaki, and light blue are major colors used in VISS (WISS) rugs and carpets.

Texture: Persian VISS (WISS) rugs Soft wool; thick, tight pile.

Foundation: Warps is mostly cotton; wefts is either cotton or wool.

Knots: Rugs and carpets made in Viss(Wiss) are very firm and closely knotted. The majority of The rugs and carpets in Viss(Wiss) use flat-woven style knots.