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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

A Persian Tabriz carpet

A late 19th century Persian Tabriz antique garden carpet having the field divided into four compartments by floral bands with a roundel at the center, each quadrant containing rectangular panels with naturalistic trees in a palette of beiges, browns and cream within a dense floral motif and cartouche border.

Size: 15'4" 12'8"
Item No: BB2716
Doris Leslie Blau