Tabriz (Heriz)


Size: 196cm x 155cm


Tabriz rugs are among the most distinguished and recognizable Persian carpets, originating from the city of Tabriz in northwestern Iran. Known for their exquisite craftsmanship, intricate designs, and high-quality materials, Tabriz rugs are highly valued by collectors and enthusiasts around the world.

Key Features of Tabriz Rugs

  1. History and Origin:
    • Tabriz has a long history of rug weaving, dating back to the Safavid period (16th century).
    • The city has been a major center for carpet production and trade, contributing significantly to the Persian carpet industry.
  2. Design and Patterns:
    • Designs: Tabriz rugs feature a variety of designs, including medallion, Herati (fish pattern), Shah Abbasi (floral), and pictorial patterns.
    • Motifs: Common motifs include intricate floral patterns, arabesques, and hunting scenes.
    • Colours: Traditional colours include rich reds, deep blues, ivory, and earthy tones. Contemporary designs may use a wider palette.

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