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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

A late 19th century antique rug from Tabriz, Persia, the reddish brown field with a bold trellis of abstract leaves, split-leaf tendrils and flowerheads linked by angular flowering vinery within a dense flowering vinery border.

Size: 18'8" 12'3"
Item No: BB4502
Doris Leslie Blau