Tafresh Persian Rug


Dimensions | 4.4 x 6.3 ft.

Origin | Iran

Materials | Wool pile & cotton foundation

Village | Tafresh (Tafrish)

Age | 15 - 25 years old

Method | Hand-knotted


About Tafresh Rugs:

Tafresh lies east of the city of Hamadan and is considered a border area of anything recognized as Hamadan made rugs. Tafresh rugs are of excellent quality and design; some of the best in the area. Like Hamadan they are single-wefted but are fairly different in many other aspects.

This design features a central medallion known as a clockface medallion. It is both distinctive and mysterious as to what it represents. It is believed to be a zoroastrian symbol of the sun. These designs are well known to be from the village of Tafresh, however copies can be found from India.
Tafresh also makes smaller rugs and runners, large carpets are rare. Tafresh rugs are typically very desirable and collectible.


Condition of This Rug:

Excellent condition, medium even wool pile, short intact fringe and excellent selvage.  This rug is very soft and lovely.  It is made with high quality wool and can last for generations if taken care of.

Tafresh | 4'4" × 6'3"