Story Behind the Art Mashad rugs are famous for their fine rugs dating back to the Timurid empire in the late middle ages. Mashad rugs are famous for their vivid purplish red, crimson, or vivid red background. The natural red color is obtained from a plant with red granule that only grows in the Mashad region. Other general colors that are used in Mashad and Mashad rugs are vivid red and purple tones, blue tones, navy, brown tones and a variety of green colors. It is also common for some Mashad rugs to have a softer and more decorative coloration. There are many different designs, ranging from all-over patterns to arabesque medallions with corner-pieces, that are particularly noteworthy. The Herati border is also frequently applied. Another significant characteristic of Mashad and Mashad rugs is the very soft and lustrous wool used in the production.Made by skilled craftsman, the rug is a beautiful symphony of bold motifs, stunning colors and consummate artisanship. This rug representing an illustrious legacy of exquisite artistry and the intricate craftsmanship is primed to add visual glamor and class to its surroundings. Its soft texture and timeless design make it ideal to enhance any space where it is placed.