Persian rugs that originated in the city of Tabriz in northwest Iran. Colors range from multicolored, bright renderings with blue or red fields to subdued palettes in shades of brown, ivory, saffron, and green. These regional carpets feature curvilinear designs, Safavid emblems, allover Herati patterns, medallions, and varied motifs. The symmetrical, or Turkish knot is common in Tabriz weavings, and the foundations may be cotton, silk, or wool.

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