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Antique Tabriz Hadji Jalili carpet, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

Hadji Jallili Tabriz
Circa 1900
9ft 3in X 12ft 4in
Upon a rare, pristine gold field rests a blossoming rose pendant medallion. This is surrounded by spaciously placed serpentine flowering vine arabesques and pairs of graceful, overscale boteh ("Seeds of Life" motifs). The result is an incredibly serene and refined atmosphere.

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