Malayer is a city in Iran, located within the province of Hamadan. Local weavers traditionally produced a wide range of traditional patterns from all-over motifs to lozenge-shaped medallions. They also focus on beautiful detailed borders.
Antique rugs from the Malayer region constitute an important and distinctive group of Persian weavings. They are known for the quality of the weave, design and wool, and are some of the most artistic and beautiful antique Persian rugs to come out of Iran. If you love the art of tribal weaving but are drawn to finer more refined artistic patterns, then you're onto a winner here.