What is a pictorial carpet?

A pictorial carpet, picture carpet, tableau rug, hanging wall carpet, wall rug, carpet tableau or rug tableau is an ornamental rug specially prepared for hanging on room and hall walls for decoration. The designs and samples on pictorial carpets are completely different from those on common floor rugs. Pictorial carpets are generally made of silk but they are also made of wool as well as machine made of synthetic fibers such as polyester. Pictorial carpets are usually framed to sell and use and they are a symbol of luxury in interior decoration. In recent years, due to the possibility of having a variety of designs and colors as well as affordability, machine-made pictorial carpets have become very popular in the market.

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