Master Ali Tajer Rashti was born in 1302 in one of the autumn days in Kashan. Master Ali Tajer Rashti, known as Rashtizadeh, emigrated to Kashan from Kashan in 1318 with a new idea. At that time, with a capital of 400 Tomans and the purchase of wool, they started spinning wool in homes and producing woolen yarn. Due to the good quality of the yarn produced, this work developed rapidly and a master set up a spinning workshop. Over time, the master became interested in handmade carpets as one of the manifestations of the original Persian culture and civilization. In their view; The handmade carpet was the product of human hand art and the recognition of color and harmony of colors in the form of a variety of original Persian designs. In this regard, they set up their first carpet hanger in a spinning workshop.
Master Ali Tajer Rashti woved a 2x3 carpet for the first time, the design of which was created by adapting the kilims they had seen in mosques. The master had a special interest in this rug, and since they had sold the rug, they always wished to see it again. From the very beginning, their special interest in combining colors and patterns and their aesthetic fit as the main elements of the rug caused them to look for the most skilled painters and designers. The result of this search was the artistic collaboration of prominent rug painters named the late Nasrullah Khan Naghashzadeh, the late Reza Sanei and the late Ismail Khan. These nobles lived in Master Rashtizadeh's house for months and, at his request and with the consent of each other, drew historical maps of Iran that had been forgotten over time. Master Rashtizadeh's special look at handmade carpets as a work of art and the precision and evolution that they have used for 70 years for artistic corrections on various and original persian Design and compositions, has brought to life 400 forgotten designs and designs. And manifest in the form of valuable and unique works.
Ustad's family had no roots in Rasht, but because Ustad Nasrullah's father was a businessman from Rasht, known as Arbab Nasrullah, and at that time he traded with Russia in Rasht, he was known by this name. He came to the ports of southern Iran. At that time, the master's father came to Kashan, and during the reign of Reza Shah, who issued the first identity cards because he was known as a Rasht businessman, all Rashtizadeh children were named when the identity card was issued.
For the first time, Rashtizadeh rug, by making artistic corrections on various and original persian designs and compositions, created a different and unique style in the production of silk hand-woven carpets, which is completely distinct and recognizable from the point of view of experts and rug lovers. The distinctive feature of Rashtizadeh rug is the use of a few limited roles to create a complete composition in the text of the rug. Over time, with the market welcoming of Master Rashtizadeh's new rugs, this new style of hand-woven carpet production became widespread among Qom hand-woven carpet manufacturers. The use of soft color combinations and the transfer of balance and unity of design in the overall text of the rug to the viewer, has caused all experts and owners of rugs in this collection to acknowledge their artistic innovation. In Rashtizadeh rugs, colors play an important role in conveying art, beauty and harmony to the viewer. The raw materials used mainly include the best types of silk, wool and natural dyes. The use of the best weavers and creating material and spiritual motivation between them and continuous monitoring of the quality of the weaving process, has so far guaranteed the excellent quality of the works in this collection.
The first rug woved by Master was Zillow in three colors: mud, crimson and cream, although there was no example of this rug until then. In those days, mosques were carpeted with zillows, zillows were woven in Kashan, and it was very desirable. On the other hand, Zillow's design was very delicate and narrow, and this was the reason why the master of Zillow's design was implemented on the rug. Of course, the quality of wool was excellent at that time. The quality of the rug became more and more. The master always tried to provide good quality work, color and design.