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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

A fine example from Doris Leslie Blau collection of antqiue Persian rugs, this particular rug from Tabriz in Northwest Persia has an abrashed brick red field with a dense allover trellis of polychrome palmettes and vines within a beige stylized palmette and vinery border.

Size: 16'9" 10'4"
Item No: BB1544
Doris Leslie Blau