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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

A late 19th century Persian Tabriz antique rug, the cream field with a whimsical polychrome trellis overall of palmettes, split-leaf tendrils and flowering vinery within a red brick border with black and beige architecturally-inspired thick scrolling vinery.

Size: 15'3" 11'9"
Item No: BB4156
Doris Leslie Blau