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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

A highly-stylized late 19th century Persian Tabriz antique carpet, the red and brown striated field with scrolling vinery and palmettes overall issuing from a central vine that stems from a lower ivory section with floral motifs and enlarged serrated leaves within a red inscription cartouche border.

Size: 14' 9'5"
Item No: BB4217
Doris Leslie Blau