Garous is a part of Bijar, in Kurdistan Province. It is a
cold mountainous region. Some parts are village and other
parts are urban. Economy of this region is based on
agriculture, husbandry and handicrafts.
hand woven rug has thousands of years history. Antique and
historic rugs have remained from Afshar and Qajar eras.
Those present special culture of Garous inhabitants, but
they are not the first experience of weavers of this area.
first years between World Wars, carpets were hardly woven
in this region. In the middle of 20th century, weaving was
weavers left off their ancient custom, weaving small and
coarse rugs, as they were not interesting at all. They
began to weave more delicate rugs with more beautiful
increased number of warps and instead of wool, they used
yarn thread for warps and wefts, so firmness and residence
of rugs were increased. They started to weave rugs in
double-weft with Turkish knots and double-weft to have
rug weaving reached to its highest point by such a
weaving, delicate and incomparable and was decorated world