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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

An unusual early 20th century Persian Tabriz antique rug, the ice blue field framed by luxurious leafy sand vines defining the spandrels and with flowering vinery around a central star-burst medallion with scattered dark blue floral accents overall within an ice blue palmette vinery border.

Size: 12'6" 9'3"
Item No: BB3627
Doris Leslie Blau