Carpets made in VISS (WISS), like HAMEDAN rugs and carpets, have nomadic patterns. Usually one single medallion much larger than that of other styles is an indication of a VISS. There are some unusual patterns produced in VISS, including a repetitive motif all around the rug that is hard to find.
VISS (WISS) rugs and carpets are of high quality and have excellent durability. They maintain their coloration for a long time.
Size & Shapes:
VISS carpets come in different sizes, but the majority of them are mid-size (4 x 6 to 8 x 10 feet).
Dark red, khaki, and light blue are major colors used in VISS rugs and carpets.
Soft wool; thick, tight pile.
Warps is mostly cotton; wefts is either cotton or wool.
Weavers in VISS (WISS) use flat-woven knots.
VISS rugs are among the finest quality carpets, so expect to pay $4-$10 Per Square Foot (PSF) for a carpet from VISS.
More info on VISS rugs at Jozan.com.
More info on VISS rugs at JBOC's Notes.