Welcome Guest! Would you like to log yourself in? Or would you prefer to create an account?

Rug Search:


Choose your language:English Currencies:
Shopping Cart:0 items
                                                                  Top » Catalog » Medium Size (4x6-6x9) » 6836
Rug By Size:




Rug By Type:





Rug By Color:




Rug By Design:




Rug By Price:
Under $200
From $200 to $500
From $500 to $1,000
From $1,000 to $2,000
From $2,000 to $3,000
From $3,000 to $4,000
From $4,000 to $5,000
$5,000 and above




Links:





3.8x6.2 Malayer [6836]
Please wait for the picture to be fully loaded then scroll over images to enlarge
Click On Tumbnails To See The Rug On Different Floors
Click to show this flooring   Click to show this flooring   Click to show this flooring   Click to show this flooring   Click to show this flooring   Click to show this flooring  
Wood |  Carpet |  Ceramic |  Marble

Rug Specifacation

Rug Number: 6836
Type: Malayer
Origin:  Persian
Size:  3.8x6.2
Design:  Fish Herati
Category:  Antique
Circa:  1920s
Color:  Beige
Pile:  Wool
Foundation:  Cotton
Condition:  Excellent
Weave:  Handmade
Price: $1,200 

Description

c1920s Antique Fish Herati Persian Mishen Malayer Rug 3.8x6.2

3.8x6.2 Malayer

History of Origin

MALAYER is located northwest of Arak, about 90 km (56 Miles) southeast of Hamadan, and around 400 km(249 Miles) southwest of Tehran. It is a small town that lies among cities such as Nahavand, Touserkan, and Beronjerd. Though, small in size, Malayer has a great capacity to manufacture nice tribal rugs and carpets. Although it is a very old city (formerly called Dowlatabad), the present city was built-in the early Qajar period. From the commercial point of view, it is significant for its location on the way to Khuzestan (province in southeast Iran). There are some caves, such as Darreh Farakh and Sardkouh, as well as the remains of old forts around this city. Malayer has urban and medical facilities as well as guesthouses and parks. Because of its mild climate, it is a land of grape production, as well.
Some interesting historical sites within Malayer are as follows:
• Nushijan Hill
• Baba Hussein's Crypt
The exterior of Baba Hussein's crypt is very simple in detail yet it bears as a structure with a definitive brickwork built with precision. This is noticeable especially on the dome. The style of architecture indicates that it was built in the 7th to the 9th centuries. It is located 50 km(32 Miles) southwest of Malayer. The interior holds a number of symmetrical frames that start from the floor and reach the under part of the dome. It is assumed that these frames serve as decoration and as a means to reduce stress on the walls. The main height of the structure was 15.90 m, of which 7 meters is left. The ceiling of the structure is two-layered. Malayer rugs and carpets usually have semi-nomadic patterns with geometric and/or tribal figures. Usually decorated with small motifs, the most popular designs on Malayer rugs are the all-over Boteh, all-over Herati, and diamond or hexagon-shaped medallions that are vertically connected. Boteh and Herati may be featured together on a Malayer rug with a medallion filled with Herati and the background filled with Boteh, or even vice versa. Furthermore in relevancy to a Malayer's design, a rug or carpet piece can generally be featured with a detailed medallion in shades of red lying on the central field of the rug . These rugs and carpets are of a differing quality; some ranging from good and others to poor quality. Malayer rugs and carpets come in different sizes, but the majority of them are mid-sized ranging with dimensions of 4x6 to 8x10 feet. All colors come from vegetable-dyes in which red is the most predominant color used in Malayer pieces while on rarity blues, greens, and beiges can be seen on older pieces. They are made of wool from course to fine in texture and are comprised of a thin, tight pile. The warp is mostly cotton; the weft is either cotton or wool. Craftsmen favor a single-weft, "Senneh Baft," or "Hamadan" weave in which they produce using Turkish knots. In conclusion, Malayer rugs and carpets represent a very diversified look in which they can be utilized as a decorative means for a classical or contemporary yearning. The colors will definitely brighten a room and create a sense of internal calm in one's home.


For more information, please visit this products webpage.


Also Check:
Other

Extra Info

Comments
There are currently no product reviews


Extra Info
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 29 June, 2011.



Reviews Add to Wish List
Quantity:     



Now On Sale!

9.5x15.6 Tabriz

9.5x15.6 Tabriz

$4,900

$3,675





Shopping Cart:
Now in your cart 0 items




Featured Rug:
1.5x1.7 Qom

1.5x1.7 Qom

$555




FAQ:




Learn About:
Persian Rugs




Testimonials

Great product! Rug is very sturdy, well made and soft on my bare feet! My only problem is that I can...

Read More


Anthony Brown     




Thursday 24 July, 2014   or     or   11936245 requests since Monday 23 March, 2009

See RUG AND ROLL Reviews at Bizrate.com Nextag Seller