Mahal rugs are woven in the city of Mahallat which is also known as Maḩallāt-e Bālā or Mahallāt Bāla. Mahal rugs from the 19th century which has turn of the 20th century have become the most desirable among Persian village weavings because of their strong appeal on both interior designers and connoisseurs. The buyers are attracted towards them because of folk art weaving and sophisticated yet often whimsical as well highly decorative aesthetic. These type of rugs are appreciated by their highly abstracted, tribal motifs with traditional Persian court and garden designs. They are really rare to find and because of the rarity, innovative spirit and desirability, these rugs will continue to grow as an art investments.