Lahore Collection is one of the most valuable sets of Oriental rugs collection at Rugman.com. Crafted by Pakistani and Afghan artisans, all area rugs in this collection will be sent directly from the loom to your room.
Carpets have been made from the 16th century, in Lahore. The history of making hand-knotted rugs in Lahore goes back to the area where weaving rugs were for the first time introduced to Pakistan and India during the reign of Famous Akbar shah. Lahore is now one of the largest centers of Pakistan's carpets Industry. Like any other city in the rug weaving industry, Lahore produces a variety of qualities of hand-knotted rugs.
Normal densities vary between 100-390 knots per square inch (16-60 square cm) although some of up to 650 per square inch (100 per square cm) can be found. Sizes vary from rugs and runners to carpets 9'10" x 13' (300 x 400 cm) and larger ones may be specially ordered rugs. The range of designs is extensive including the Bokhara, Turkish Prayer Niche patterns, and Persian Kerman, Saroogh (saruk), Tabriz, and Isfahan designs.
If you are looking for an area rug in hand-knotted oriental and Persian design rugs Rugman might be your best source. With our extremely competitive prices, we promise you to beat any other rug retailer for better quality and lower price.