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Antique Haji Jalili Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, 4'1" x5'9"

This completely original piece from the workshops of the acclaimed carpet maker Hadji Jallili is ideal for the connoisseur who favors classically designed rugs. Its virtuoso Garden of Paradise motif consists of a dense field of precisely drawn flower forms, regal cypress trees and elaborately flowing vinery. This design emanates from an exquisite vase and is set beneath an elaborate, fluted prayer arch.

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