The Glory of Mashhad Rugs

Mashhad (Mashad/ Meshad or Meshed) rugs are widely recognized as one of the most classical and exquisite antique Persian carpets. Their history dates back to the 15th century, to the city of Mashhad, located in Northeastern part of Persia. The city is commonly associated with being one of the oldest and most famous centres of carpet weaving. Moreover, the highest quality wool is considered to be from Mashhad.