This is a genuine antique Persian rug. The Malayer or Malayir rug comes from the large rug producing region south of Hamadan extending into North Luristan.There is a wide variety of different rug patterns. The rugs are single wefted and range from coarse to finer than most Hamadan rugs. Generally they have thick construction of very good wool. The best Malayer carpets were woven in the village of Mishin (some list it as Mission), and use a lustrous, resilient wool and subtle and mesmerizing. Now folks who are familiar with Persian Mishin Malayer instantly could tell that this could be the best example for what an antique Persian Mishin Malayer. These rugs are well known for their awesome quality with high KPSI, if you refer to the pic # 8, you will be able to see an image from its back, as you will see, this beauty has very tied weave, absolutely awesome. It also has superb all over design with cypress and paisley motifs. Well balanced and decorative color combination, ivory in the field and navy in the main borders. Of course the hgh quality rug such as this one should be in good condition after century of usage, it has low even pile from top to bottom with both end intact, It measures 4'-2" x 6'-8" to be exact. If you wanted to have a high quality luxury antique Persian rug, this could be a golden opportunity to bring one to your family, because it could go generation after generation and of course at this price always appreciate i value. The item "A Must See Antique Collectible Persian Mishin/Mishan Malayer Area Rug" is in sale since Saturday, August 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Rugs & Carpets". The seller is "rug4u2011" and is located in West Hills, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.