Hosseinabad belongs to the large Hamadan District, where most rugs are knotted by nomads. The city of Hamadan is the market for more than a thousand villages, which is one of the reasons why there is such a large degree of variation in the patterns oreasons why there is such a large degree of variation in the patterns of the rugs that bear the Hamadan name. The Hosseinabad rug is often, and rightly so, described as good, solid rug for everyday use. It is knotted on a cotton weave base and the pile is made of sturdy wool. The Ghiordis knot is used and the ground colour can be brown, a popular colour in Hamadan rugs.