A vinatge Zanjan rug, circa 1930s. No 14287-190x139

Village weavers have been crafting exquisite rugs like the remarkable one featured here for centuries across Persia. Each clan and village carries its traditional patterns, passed down through generations, meticulously woven into their carpets from memory. Yet, many weavers skillfully infuse their personalities and emotions into their work while adhering to these ancient traditions. As a result, each rug becomes a unique and captivating reflection of the individuality of its maker.

This particular rug boasts a magnificent paisley (“botteh”) design, mythologically symbolizing the heavenly beauty of a lover. Woven nearly a century ago, it was created using the finest quality wool and natural dyes, enhancing its graceful charm over time.