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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

A decorative late 19th century Persian Tabriz antique carpet, the rich red field with whimsical swirling flowering vinery, exotic birds and cloud bands around a central roundel ringed by medallions and palmettes within a delicate pale celadon flowering vinery border.

Size: 18'8" 10'2"
Item No: BB4159
Doris Leslie Blau