Markazi (central)



Arak carpets are mainly of moderate to high quality, the knots of which are of  Farsi type. These carpets are woven of good quality wool.





Weavers of Shasoon tribe as well as citizens of Tafresh weave one-wefted high quality carpets in Dozrie sizes thaht from the point of view of texture as well as the particular shape of the central medallion are quite distinct amongst productions of the Markazi Province.





Tapestries of Rudbar very much resemble those of Tafresh and Farahan. The carpets are woven with broken branch designs employing Herati and other patterns prevalent in the region and in different sizes.



Saruq carpets are strong-textured and rather fine for weaving which, copper, oaken, red, beige, blue and Duq red colors are used.







Since the ancient times, in this region carpets with Farsi and Turkish knots with Saraband pine designs known as Botemiri pattern have been woven. In the maket, Saraban carpet are often known as “Mir” or “Mal-Mir”.




The history of carpet-weaving in this city goes back to 125 years ago when its ancient carpets were woven employing mediallion broken branch patterns on a simple, free of design background, usually dyed golden yellow with Samovari border and also tree designs on a dark-blue background.





Setelled in Lillian region are Armenians whose profession from the ancient times has been carpet-weaving. Their carpets are one-wfted, with Farsi knots and woven in different sizes. And presented in red color and with a velvety expression.





In this city, weaving long-piled carpets with persistent fibers and in geometrical floral, Herati and special geometrical patterns is prevalent.