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Ardabil

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ref. 17575
150 x 95 cm
4' 11¹/₁₀" x 3' 1²/₅"
warp and weft: wool
Weft wrapping technique
Around 1930
Iran

Ardabil is a city in NW Iran. It has a rich past. The mausoleum of Sheikh Safi-ad-Din (1252–1334)is buried in the local mosque. He was the ancestor of the Safavid shahs who ruled the Persian Empire from 1501 till 1722. The founder of the dynasty, Shah Ismaïl I resided in Ardabil before transferring the capital to Tabriz.
 

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