Rug Style

Mashhad

Mashhad, the capital of the Khorasan is the largest weaving center in north east of Iran. In Mashhad there is a tradition of weaving in the style of Kerman or Yazd. Mashhad carpets belong to the middle category, but some interesting carpets are found. Typical designs of Mashhad carpets are Shah-Abbasi Medallion Arabesque and Harati. The dominant colors are red and brown. Many of Mashhad’s carpets bear the weaver’s signature. Some of them are Amoghil, Saber, Shesh-Kalani, Zarrineh, and Kafi.

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