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Antique Tabriz Hadji Jalili carpet, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

Hadji Jallili Tabriz
Circa 1875
4ft 5in X 5ft 9in
This is a superlative piece in the very prized Hadji Jallili style. Its virtues include its great age, very rare caramel-toned ground, unique, overscale center medallion, and exquisitely drawn borders. Remarkably, it has been maintained in extremely good condition for well over a century.

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