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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

An early 20th century Persian carpet from Tabriz, the cream field with mille fleur overall between rows of staggered cusped medallions containing floral motifs within a black border with dense scrolling vinery and quatrefoil flowerheads.

Size: 22'8" 13'
Item No: BB4129
Doris Leslie Blau