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Antique Tabriz pictorial carpet, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

A highly-naturalistic early 20th century Persian Tabriz carpet, the tan field with animals overall and flowering vinery around a roundel with various animals and figures in around a strap work centerpiece containing an exotic animal within a cartouche border.

Size: 14' 10'9"
Item No: BB4192
Doris Leslie Blau