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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

An unusual early 20th century Persian Tabriz rug, the light blue field with a palmette, feathery leaf, flowering vine and angular tendril trellis overall within a cream polychrome palmette border.

Size: 13'9" 10'8"
Item No: BB3335
Doris Leslie Blau