HADJI JALLILI (HAJI JALILI) TABRIZ
9' 3" x 12' 6" Circa 1875
HADJI JALLILI (HAJI JALILI) TABRIZ, Northwest Persian
9' 3" x 12' 6"
(Connoisseur-Caliber) (Featured in catalog Vol. 29, No. 2, p. 10)This is a sublime, intensely lyrical 19th century Tabriz room-size rug from the workshops of the master carpet designer, Hadji Jallili. In the 19th century his workshop created a completely original expression of quiet symmetry and perfection. The lobed medallion and spandrels exhibit astounding dexterity and create a fascinating, infinitely immersive universe of swirling botanical imagery. A soft and contained palette of spice, eggshell, apricot, ochre palette is shown in subtle and entrancing interplay. This exceptionally finely woven 150-year-old carpet offers superb condition for its age. This style creates unfathomably elegant decors. Learn About This Rug Type