Tabriz is the capital city of East Azarbaijan Province in Northwest of Iran. It is one of the oldest and world-famous carpet making centers and makes a huge diversity of carpet types.
The art of Tabriz carpet reached its zenith in the 12th to 16th centuries. (Safavieh Dynasty). About 200 Tabriz school masterpieces belonging to the classical or “golden” period of the 14th century are characterized by a harmonic merge of the miniature art and the weaving art.
The patterns can consist of a centrally placed medallion surrounded by arabesques, weeping willows and cypresses. Another popular motif is the four seasons which describes the life of the Persian farmer during spring, summer, autumn and winter.