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Tabiz Carpet (northwestern Iran)...

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Tabiz Carpet (northwestern Iran) mid-20th century. Quality lambswool velvet on cotton foundation. Decorated with four paintings representative of pilgrimages to four cities, mosques, palaces and monuments : Soltaniyeh, (city near Zanjan and Tabriz) Taq-e Bostan, Mechhed, Chizar where the tomb of Darius the Great is located. Seven borders, the main one with columns including a swan lake, a scene of hunting wild animals (in homage to the Persian king Bahran, a great hunter), the construction of monuments, representations of Persepolis festivals, lions and stone-bearing figures. Density. Approx. 7500 knots per dm2 Good general condition 329 x 243 cm

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