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Antique Tabriz Hadji Jalili carpet, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

Circa 1875
11ft 5in X 14ft 5in
This masterwork of classical Persian weaving demonstrates consummate craftsmanship. It combines an exceptional sense of lyrical movement with luminescent coloration enhanced by superb wool. Offering an extraordinarily rare size and excellent condition, it epitomizes the qualities that make the weavings of the Hadji Jallili workshop so renowned.

Claremont Rug Company