- Stock: Sold
- Model: 01-4090
- Location: Monterey CA
|Size||4'6" x 7'6"|
|Pattern||Tree of life|
- What type of rug is Persian Tabriz?
The Persian Tabriz Rug is a type of handmade carpet that is woven in the city of Tabriz, located in northwestern Iran. It is considered one of the finest and most luxurious carpets in the world due to its high quality craftsmanship and intricate designs.
Tabriz Rugs are known for their unique designs, which often feature intricate floral and geometric patterns in a variety of colors. The quality of the wool used in Tabriz Rugs is also highly regarded, with the wool being sourced from the surrounding mountains.
These rugs are traditionally made using a knotting technique called the Persian knot or asymmetrical knot, which allows for greater detail in the design. The knot count, or the number of knots per square inch, is also an important factor in the quality and value of the rug.
The Tabriz Rug has a long history, dating back to the 16th century when the Safavid dynasty ruled Iran. Today, Tabriz Rugs continue to be a highly sought after item in the world of interior design and are considered a valuable investment.
- History of Tabriz rugs.
A Tabriz rug/carpet is a type in the general category of oriental carpet from the capital city of East Province of Azarbaijan the city of Tabriz, and. Majority of its population are Turkic speaking Azerbaijanis. It is one of the oldest rug weaving centers and makes a huge diversity of types of carpets. The range starts at Bazaar quality of 24 raj (Number of knots per length of 7 cm of the widths of the rug) and on up to the incredibly fine 110 raj. Raj are the units of knot density (it shows the fitness of the rug which based on the number of strings used for the foundation of the rug. Strings materials are usually made of cotton or silk which is used for very fine rugs).
Tabriz has one of the most diverse displays of designs from medallion, Herati/Mahi, to figural, pictorial, and even 3-d shaped rugs.
The major producers in Tabriz today include: Alabaf of Tabriz, Galibafi Nassadji Tabriz, and Miri Brothers.
Tabriz has been a large and worldwide famous carpet making center in the world. It played a significant role in development the rich traditions of the decorative and applied arts.
The art of Tabriz carpet was in its zenith in the 12th-16th centuries. About 200 Tabriz school masterpieces of the classical or "golden" period of the 14th century are characterized by a harmonic merge of the arts of miniature paintings and weaving, by a high level of craftsmanship demonstrated by artists and carpet weavers.
· Tabriz people
The people of Tabriz are known for their hospitality, warmth, and friendliness. Tabriz is the largest city in the northwestern region of Iran, and the population is primarily Persian-speaking. However, there are also significant populations of Azerbaijani Turks and other ethnic groups living in the city.
The people of Tabriz have a rich cultural heritage, with the city being known for its historic bazaar, ancient mosques, and beautiful gardens. Tabriz is also famous for its traditional handicrafts, including handmade carpets, pottery, and copperware.
The people of Tabriz have a strong sense of community and family values. They are proud of their cultural heritage and traditions, and often celebrate festivals and events that reflect their customs and beliefs. The city is also home to several universities and educational institutions, which attract students from all over Iran and the world.