Khorassan is a region which lies in northeastern Iran.
Khorassan rugs are famous for their vivid purplish red, crimson, or vivid red background. Other general colors that are used in Khorassan rugs are vivid red and purple tones, blue tones, navy, brown tones and a variety of green colors.
There are many different designs, ranging from all-over patterns to arabesque medallions with corner-pieces, that are particularly noteworthy. The Herati border is also frequently applied.