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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

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.

Size: 18' 11'5"
Item No: BB3731
Doris Leslie Blau