Antique Tabriz Rug
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Antique Tabriz Rug BB0368 9'9" × 12'7" (297 × 383 cm) $18,000

An early 20th century Persian Tabriz rug, the beige field with an allover pattern of bouquets and blooming shrubs framed by rows of enlarged feathery leaves within a sand turtle-palmette border.

Tabriz, the capital of the northwestern Iranian province of Azerbaijan, has for centuries enjoyed a great reputation as a center of Persian culture. Under the benign patronage of Shah Abbas the Great (1587-1629), artists and artisans designed illuminated manuscripts, embroidered silks, painted miniatures and fabricated metal work in the Safavid style. It was in this fertile, creative atmosphere that the weavers of Tabriz Persian rugs for the Court were inspired to reach for new artistic heights and created exceptional antique oriental rugs and carpets.


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Price: $18,000

Item No.: BB0368 Circa: 1920 Size: 9'9" × 12'7" (297 × 383 cm)
Style: Botanic, Formal Origin: Persia