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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

An unusual example from Doris Leslie Blau collection of late 19th century Persian Tabriz antique rugs, the abrashed honey field with a whimsical design of animals, flowering branches and trees around a stylized central medallion with floral sprays issuing from its pendants within a sage green floral motif border.

Size: 17' 12'
Item No: BB2575
Doris Leslie Blau