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Antique Tabriz pictorial rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

An unusual early 20th century Persian Tabriz antique rug, the abrashed blue field with a cloud band, palmette and leafy vinery trellis overall linking various serrated-edge cartouches depicting hunters and animals within a camel border with abstract anthropomorphic leaves.

Size: 11'7" 8'
Item No: BB4034
Doris Leslie Blau