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Antique Tabriz Haji Jalili rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, 9'2" x 12'2"

The most artful Tabriz carpets, attributed to the workshop of Hadji Jallili possess incredible refinement and sophistication and are known for their highly restrained palette such as evident in this 150-year-old masterpiece. Its time-softened palette assembles nuanced shades of sand, terra cotta, and an exquisite hue of soft steel blue, producing an ethereal atmosphere. As is the norm for early Hadji Jallili carpets, this precious piece also offers consummate craftsmanship.

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