At this moment, Sakineh sits in her cell in Tabriz, cut off from the outside world after a horrific four-year ordeal.
The Tehran and Tabriz bazaars closed briefly on December 16 as a show of protest against the desecration.
So the frontier dispute dragged on ad infinitum till the British Consul left it to settle itself, and went back to Tabriz.
The Tabriz rugs are regarded as among the finest of the rug-maker's art.
Here they went ashore, and then proceeded by land across Persia to Tabriz.
It met with some opposition, but the cities of Erivan and Tabriz were captured.
Kara Dagh rugs are made by nomads who are called Aylauts, and who live in the mountainous region north of Tabriz.
This interesting and valuable rug is of antique Tabriz weave, of finely blended colors, and rare design.
So he pressed on in great weakness till he reached Tabriz, and there met the British Ambassador.
On the approach of the Ottoman army to Tabriz, Ismail was at last drawn from his reserve.