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before 1948
Overall: 15.2 x 33.6 cm (6 x 13 1/4 in.)
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On a blue ground is a pattern in white (now faded to cream) and red (now beige) of paired confronted birds repeated in staggered horizontal rows against scrolling foliation.


before 1948

Iran, Rayy, late 12th or early 13th century

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