A Tabriz rug is a type in the general category of Azerbaijan carpets / Iranian carpets from the city of Tabriz, the capital city of East Azarbaijan Province in north west of Iran. It is one of the oldest rug weaving centers and makes a huge diversity of types of carpets. There is no traditional color scheme and the variety of color is limitless, ranging from rich jewel tones to subtle pastels. The carpet making art was passed on from generation to generation and was considered the most valued heirloom. The traditional topics for the Tabriz carpets are the ornamental patterns, with the following dominant background colors: cream, red or navy blue.
Tabriz rugs are precisely drawn and executed with care making them extremely popular among designers.