Malayer Rugs

Located northwest of Arak, southeast of Hamadan and about 400 km southwest of Tehran –Malayer is a small town recognized for its carpets production. It is generally located between the most significant areas of weaving industry, namely Hamadan and Sarouk. During the 19th and the early 20th centuries, in Malayer, as well as other nearby villages, small antique rugs were manufactured. They were chiefly made by individual craftsmen.