Leicester, MA is a town in Worcester County with a population of more than 10,000 people. The town has a rich history playing a part in the American Revolution and also the industrialization of Massachusetts in the 18th century. Many famous people such as Eli Whitney, the man who invented cotton gin and devised idea of interchangeable parts and Ebenezer Adams, the first mathematics and natural philosophy professor at the Philips Exeter Academy went to school in Leicester. Like Leicester, oriental rugs have a rich history behind its state of art weaving techniques.
The tradition of carpet weaving using wool, silk, and cotton started in the Iranian province of Fars and have spread to other countries in the Middle East. At Persia Oriental Rug, we have rugs that are produced in India, Iran, Pakistan, USA, and more. Our showroom is in nearby Shrewsbury, making it convenient for residents of Leicester. We have both handmade and machine rugs displayed in our showroom. At Persia Oriental Rug, we can also repair or deep clean your Oriental rug. Contact us to learn more.