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Antique Tabriz Hadji Jalili carpet, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, 12'10" x 18'8"

With its captivating palette and lyrically rendered lines, this 125-year-old masterpiece from the acclaimed carpet designer, Hadji Jallili offers formal elegance on a tremendously elevated scale. A series of elegantly contoured scalloped medallions are given even greater refinement by a virtuoso display of flowing formal vinery and exquisite, individually rendered blossoms. At its perimeter, a lush main border unites finely rendered cypress trees with graceful, stylized garlands.

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