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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

A fine example from DLB collection of early 20th century Persian Tabriz antique rugs, the rich salmon field with an allover lattice of scrolling black arabesque vinery overlaying a flowering vinery and palmette trellis within a black stylized palmette border.

Size: 17' 13'5"
Item No: BB3376
Doris Leslie Blau