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ANTIQUE AZERBAIJANI TABRIZ GARDEN RUGS AND CARPETS WITH BOTEH MOTIF


 

 

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An early 20th century Tabriz carpet from Northwest Persia, with a midnight blue field with a paisley trellis overall in light caramel, beige and sand, within an ochre large paisley border.

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A late 19th century Persian Tabriz antique rug, the sand field with delicate vinery and rows of brown and sand botehs overall surrounding an arabesque-formed central light brown medallion containing dense floral motifs and a petal-formed centerpiece within a light brown palmette and floral spray border.

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In this early rug from a most illustrious workshop, repeating boteh (paisley-like) motifs of unusual elongated stature and grace are set against a golden wheat-toned field. Shimmering abrash (color striation) skillfully imparts a dramatic watercolor effect. The delicately drawn main border amplifies the beauty of this collectible court rug.

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Antique Tabriz or Ardebil rug, "Mir" design, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, late 19th century, State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Applied Art


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A late 19th century Persian Tabriz antique rug, the honey field with an allover design of staggered enlarged botehs surrounded by delicate vinery within a honey border of scattered unusual abstract leaves.

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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, 11'0" x 17'3"
   
 



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