A TABRIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1890
The plain shaded ivory and pale rose field with a central cusped steel-blue medallion containing fine floral sprays and scrolling arabesques, the light pistachio-green spandrels with millefleurs designs, in a light blue border of floral panels surrounded by flowering vine between triple floral meander stripes, plain outer ivory stripe, washed, some areas of wear
13ft. x 10ft.9in. (396cm. x 326cm.)
Anon. sale; Sotheby's New York, 12 April 1996, lot 169 ($8,500).