Vintage Persian Rug
Vintage Persian Rug - Hamadan/Malayer
Size 1.94 x 1.30m ( 6.4ft x 4.3ft )
Good condition throughout
The small town of Malayer is situated around 50 miles to the south-east of the city of Hamadan in Iran Although small, Malayer is important due to its location on the commerce routes and does produce a large number or rugs. Malayer rugs are normally built on cotton foundations and are examples of true Herati designs. Size can vary but most rugs are small to medium in size in nomadic patterns with shades of red and blue being the predominant colour. The quality of Malayer rugs can vary depending of pattern, quality of wool, age and knot count.