Persian Mahal 3’7″ x 4’11”


Mahal rugs take their name from the village of Mahallat, in the province of Arak, a famous rug producing area in north-central Iran. Weaving is a cottage industry in the area, and many families have been knotting these distinctive rugs, often with a relatively thick wool pile on a cotton foundation, since the 19th C.

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