c1960s Antique Handmade Persian Golpayegan Runner 3.10x10.2
Gulpaigan or Golp?yeg?n is a town in west-central Iran, 90 miles (145 km) northwest of Isfahan. According to the 1986 census, its population was 35,253. This town is famous for its beautiful Persian rugs. Golpayegan is famous for its dairy products and people travel to Golpayegan to taste their delicious kabob. Wood carving is also popular in Golpayegan.
Golpayegan means 'fortress of flowers'. It produces an attractive rug, with patterns usually curvilinear with large floral and garden details. Golpayegans are a bit finer than many of the rugs produced in surrounding villages. Color schemes usually include red, light blue, navy, olive, and beige.