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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

An Persian Tabriz carpet

A finely-knotted early 20th century Persian Tabriz antique rug, the abrashed tan field with an overall Safavid Isfahan design of counterpoised polychrome palmettes, cloudbands, and botehs linked by vinery within a cream palmette and enlarged leaf border.

Size: 10'7" 7'7"
Item No: BB2739
Doris Leslie Blau