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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

An exceptional example from the DLB collection of early 20th century Persian Tabriz antique rugs, the cream field with an allover lozenge lattice of stylized polychrome palmettes and flowering vinery within a camel flowerhead and vinery border.

Size: 16'8" 12'3"
Item No: BB1696
Doris Leslie Blau