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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, 4'9" x 6'

Rarely do we encounter the renowned Mustafavi (stylized Garden of Paradise) design in an area-size rug, especially one so elegantly portrayed as this century-old Tabriz masterwork. This dramatic area-size rug captures the spaciousness of design and large scale elements usually reserved for much larger rugs. As well, it offers a highly lustrous wool and excellent, full-pile condition.

Claremont Rug Company