Eye Catching Almost Square Shape Antique Persian Mahal Rug, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: 1900 – The story of this rug begins in a region known as Mahallat. This city in central northwest Persia has a rich history of oriental rugs that goes back many centuries.
is known as the boteh or eternal flame. Sometimes, it is referred to as the “seed” motif. It represents the concept of eternity and everlasting life.
Mahals are known for their attention to detail and precise execution of the design. They show careful skill and planning, and the work of many talented hands.