Antique Handmade Carpet and rug on the Wall and Floor. The carpet and rug is made in the 19th century. This carpet is of very high class and is sometimes referred to as "the iron carpet of Persia" due to its extreme length of life and durability. The carpet is thick, very tight and heavy with excellent wool quality. The carpet is knotted with a double-knot and the pattern makes them very easy to place.