Semi-antique handmade oriental rug No. 56854 Malayer, ca. 1940 Iran 10.2 x 6.10 feet
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||Malayer, ca. 1940
|Country of Origin:
||10.2 x 6.10 ft
||geometric / medallion
This is a unique handmade / hand-knotted / traditional oriental carpet
The pile of this carpet is made of wool
More about the provenance Malayer, ca. 1940 | Iran
Malayer is located about 80 km South of Hamadan. However, Malayer rugs resemble Farahan rugs more than Hamadans. Farahan (Feraghan) is approx. 100 km South-West of Malayer. Though Malayers are fuller and higher in their pile than Farahans.
This Oriental rug has a so called "open design". Any rug in which the medallion is surrounded by a large area of a plain one-colored field and if at all have corner patterns within the field. The open design is currently experiencing a come back and became very popular.