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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

A Persian Tabriz carpet

An early 20th century Persian Tabriz carpet, the three sand-colored linked medallions containing stellar medallions and with reciprocal framing floral bands overall of midnight, beige and sand punctuated by cusped quarter and half midnight medallions, within a leafy palmette border.

Size: 11'9" 9'10"
Item No: BB3020
Doris Leslie Blau