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Antique Haji Jalili Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, 4' x 5'6"

Emulating the rugs of the renowned Hadji Jallili workshop, this handsome piece features a similar restrained palette of well-chosen colors and sophisticated pattern language. A fine weave, sumptuous wool and outstanding condition for its age are its refined credentials.

Claremont Rug Company