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Antique Haji Jalili Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, 3'9" x5'6"

The ingenious composition of graceful vinery encircling the center medallion and the wide series of borders distinguish this rug created by the workshops of the master carpet designer, Hadji Jallili. Muted, yet warm, earth tones compose the wonderfully subdued palette.

Claremont Rug Company