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Antique Tabriz rug with a geometric floral pattern, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, early 20th century, Nazmiyal Collection, 9. ft 01 in x 12 ft 06 in (2.77 m x 3.81 m)

This elegant antique Tabriz Persian rug hosts a finely detailed geometric floral pattern in the center field. Dressed in sienna, slate blue, camel, navy the colors gracefully interact with the framed borders and floral design. A fine decorative antique Tabriz Persian rug adorned with foliated scrolls and a series of cartouches this antique Tabriz Persian rug is a remarkable piece that combines the traditional with the imaginative.