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Antique Tabriz pictorial rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

A Persian Tabriz silk rug

A late 19th century Persian Tabriz antique pictorial rug depicting a large-scale tree, people, cats, a monkey, a bird, a dragon, and a dog above an architectural structure, the shaded-blue field representing the sea and sky within a midnight blue palmette and leafy vine border.

Size: 8'10" 5'9"
Item No: BB4549
Doris Leslie Blau