Located in the Northwest Plateau of Iran, the fourth largest city, Tabriz, is known as the "Hometown of Persian Carpets", and is one of the oldest carpet production area in Persian,as well as a globally known carpet production center in Iran and the world,which has played an important role in the development of a rich tradition of decorative arts and applied arts. The Tabriz carpetshave made outstanding contributions to the renaissance of Persian rugs in the low tide period of the 19th century, especially in the samples of silk used, and the special attention to detail has made the style stand out. Tabriz is the largest area where Iranian carpets have been produced. It has patterns of almost all Persian rugs centered on traditional patterns, and has its own unique designs, such as: Mahi fish-shaped pattern, which is considered by many connoisseurs to be the most elegant design in Persian rugs.
Tabriz Rug or Tabriz carpet is one of many types of Persian rugs or Persian carpets.
The style of Tabriz carpets is famous for its varied colors. A Tabriz carpet or Tabriz rugcan often contain nearly 70 colors. The lines of Tabriz carpets are mostly flowers and vegetation. The layout of the pattern is centered symmetrically and spreads out to the surrounding. There was a legend in Tabriz: When the Mongolians marched in West Asia, the great general Marian sent a team of men to attack Taoli Temple. In order to avoid unnecessary sacrifices, the whole city of Taoli Temple surrendered and showed it to the nephew Mahan. On the exquisite hand-made fabric, so marvellous Mahan marvel at, from then on, the fabric of the temple gradually became loud overseas.
Tabriz Rugs from Nanyang Carpet factory are made of top fine natural silk and completely hand knotted,which are with long-time durability, usually with tight density last for decades with regular care and professional cleaning. Especially, with the combination of colorful designs and skilled craftsmanship, 5`x8`Tabriz Rug from Nanyang Carpet is practical ,collectible and artistic handmade crafts,which fits for any style of home decoration and make our rooms more graceful.
This article is written by Elly from Nanyang Silk Carpet Factory.