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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

An early 20th century Persian Tabriz antique rug, the camel field with an overall herati pattern around a central blue medallion with leafy branches framing a camel floral centerpiece with celadon arabesque-formed spandrels within a blue border of unusual double turtle-palmettes.

Size: 14'10" 11'7"
Item No: BB4028
Doris Leslie Blau