20 December 2000
An antique Jaffar Tabriz carpet
The indigo field with an overall design of scrolling vine and cloudbands together with delicate flowering and leafy tendrils, in a shaded light rust border of bold palmettes, arabesques, cloudbands and floral tendrils, very slight localised wear, small old repairs
336cm. x 354cm.
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