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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

An early 20th century antique Tabriz carpet from Northwest Persia, the abrashed dark blue-green field with enlarged split-leaf and palmette vinery issuing delicate floral vinery within a caramel palmette vinery border.

Size: 17'2" 11'7"
Item No: BB4241
Doris Leslie Blau