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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

A late 19th century Persian Tabriz antique carpet, the dusty rose field with groups of polychrome cypresses surrounded by floral sprays and flowering vinery framed at the upper end by ivory strap work spandrels within a sand exotic tree and shrubbery border.

Size: 12'2" 9'2"
Item No: BB4134
Doris Leslie Blau