20 December 2000
A fine antique Haji Jallili Tabriz carpet
The shaded indigo field with an overall design of scrolling arabesques and flowering vine, together with grotesque demon masks and stylised animal combat groups, in a shaded indigo border of large polychrome shaped palmettes, between wide ivory arabesque stripes, localised wear, old repairs
483cm. x 314cm.
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