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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

An early 20th century Persian Tabriz antique rug, the persimmon field with an allover trellis of palmettes and architectural vinery issuing delicate floral tracery vines surrounding a central medallion containing a yellow-green centerpiece ringed by palmettes within a cloudband and cartouche border.

Size: 12'3" 9'1"
Item No: BB3043
Doris Leslie Blau