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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, 7'2" x 9'4"

In this warm and graceful carpet, a rich apricot field glows behind the clearly drawn floral motif. The elegant and highly decorative style of Tabriz is well represented in this highly sophisticated piece. Its 7ft x 9ft size is extremely seldom found. Continental Collections, Florence.

Claremont Rug Company