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Antique Hadji Jallili Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, 4' x5'7"

The work of the acclaimed court designer, Hadji Jallili, this masterful piece exemplifies his breathtaking level of refinement and originality. Its exquisite vase design is very seldom found in rugs of this style, and sets nuanced garlands, curling boughs, and cypress trees beneath a carefully aligned arch. A resonant, time-softened palette, including sand, terra cotta, and coral tones, amplifies its captivating artistry.

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