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Antique Haji Jalili Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, 13' x 18'

Highly engaging grandeur and a richly ornamental aesthetic elevate this spectacular antique court carpet to seldom seen heights. From the master carpet designer, Hadji Jallili, its breathtaking cruciform medallion holds an exquisite assortment of lifelike blossom garlands and elegant floral sprays, extending into a softly striated rare terracotta reserve. Painstakingly crafted borders and grand cornerpieces continue this exacting artistry, and redouble the appeal of this tremendously creative early work.

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