MASHAD Persian hand knotted carpet, Signature pieces. Mashad is known as a holy city in Iran as it contained the tomb of the 8th Imam, the descendant of Prophet Muhammad PUBH and also known as Khorasan, the land of the rising sun. All the design elements in a Mashad rug are mostly curvilinear, usually a single, large central medallion with very detailed background, filled with curvilinear floral motifs and floral design in the corner. Other motif that Mashad weaver use in addition to the Shah Abbasi motifs are Boteh and Herati motifs which are smaller and woven in repeated allover pattern. Knots count normally stand between 120 to 475 KPSI * Made of natural wool on cotton foundation/base (warp/weft) * Natural/organics dyes * Center medallion, flower design * Signature piece (Qeysari) * Consider art * Heirloom valued * Size 300cm x 400cm * In open market this type of rug may priced min about $5800, now our warehouse price, $2800.