This Persian rug has a cotton foundation and a wool pile. It has a respectable 165 knots per square inch.
Tabriz is one of the oldest carpet-making cities in Iran and is known for its diverse array of floral and geometric designs. Given its diversity it is impossible to single out one distinct Tabriz design, but what they all have in common is a masterful level of craftsmanship. Unlike their tribal counterparts, weavers in cities like Tabriz can spend months or even years on their rugs, allowing them to create a level of intricacy and detail that is truly spectacular.
Tabriz holds one of the finest reputations for rug weaving in the world. It has many different styles of rugs making it sometimes hard to pinpoint certain pieces actual origin to the untrained eye. There is however one that is always easy to identify, not only because it has a signature but because it is clearly made with dedication, love and great attention to detail. This piece is just that. A Persian Tabriz "Tabatabaei". Tabatabaei is the family name of the people who weave these pieces. They are very famous among rug collectors and in the Orient. The family are well known for creating stunning pieces of art woven into a rug and are highly sought after. These pieces most certainly appreciate in value as they age and it is highly recommended to do an evaluation every two to three years with us.
Tabriz "Tabatabaei" - 460 x 335cm
|Product No: 1436||Knot Count: 165 KPSI|
|Pile: Wool||Foundation: Cotton|
|Origin: Persian||Age: New|