Some of the finest hand-knotted wool or wool and silk oriental rugs, Persian Tabriz rugs are distinguished by their excellent weave and by their remarkable adherence to the classical traditions of antique Persian rug design. In a sense, there is no ???typical??? Tabriz carpet, yet the fine execution of design, careful rendering of pattern and balanced use of color define the typical Tabriz work. Several types of design are found on Tabriz carpets: all-over herati (fish/mahi) motifs, central medallion and also figure carpets that depict forests, animals, and people. The finest of Tabriz rugs are woven on a silk foundation.
Cleaning Recommendations Always use a professional rug cleaners. Self-cleaning methods like carpet shampooing are discouraged. Clean spills immediately by blotting with a clean sponge or cloth. Avoid use of beater-bar type vacuum as they create friction, which speeds up the wear on pile rugs, and some may cause yarns to pull or snag. If snagging does occur, trim to same level of surrounding fibers. Care and Maintenance We recommend rug pads for use with all rugs to help extend the rug’s life, protect the surface underneath, and help keep rug in place. Pile shedding is a normal characteristic of quality area rugs, particularly with wool and other natural fibers. Some rugs shed more than others.