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Tabriz Old

Sales price £12,500


Rug No: 349605

Size in cm: 504 x 346 cm

Size in Feet: 16.5 x 11.4 ft

Composition: Fine Wool & Silk

Provenance: Iran (Persia)

Region: Tabriz

Knot density: 550, 000 knots/sqm

About The Piece

Tabriz is situated in the northwest of Iran close to the Russian (Azerbaijan) and the Turkish border.

Tabriz carpets come almost exclusively woven on vertical looms from the city and their surroundings and woven by experienced weavers in private houses where often the proud weaver and designer weave his or her name on the carpet.
The Turkish knot is almost always used (the population of Tabriz is Turkish by race and language).

Tabriz carpets play a very important role in Persian carpet production. Tabriz rugs are amongst the most sought after rugs by Persians for their houses and interiors.
Some of the most common designs are Mahi (Fish) taken from the Persian gardens. Other designs are floral, often with a central medallion. Some have more silk than others and the finest are woven onto silk foundations (silk fringes)

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