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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

A late 19th century Persian Tabriz silk rug, the cream field with dense flowering vinery allover surrounding a central arabesque medallion drawn in red and containing similar floral motifs and a starburst centerpiece within a rich red palmette and scrolling vinery border.

Size: 11'10" 7'
Item No: BB4147
Doris Leslie Blau