Carpet

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  • Qajar-era envelopes, lithography and carpets on show at Golestan Palace 2018-05-23 21:02

    Qajar-era envelopes, lithography and carpets on show at Golestan Palace

    TEHRAN – Three exhibitions of Qajar-era (1789–1925) objects opened doors to the public on Wednesday at the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in central Tehran.

  • Rugs dedicated to FIFA World Cup unveiled 2018-05-22 11:17

    Rugs dedicated to FIFA World Cup unveiled

    TEHRAN – Seven rolls of handwoven rugs dedicated to the 2018 FIFA World Cup were unveiled during a ceremony, which was held in the northwestern city of Tabriz on Saturday.

  • A woman seating apposite a carpet loom practices weaving a rug during her visit to a national handicrafts sales exhibit in Shiraz, southern Iran, February 27, 2018. 2018-02-27 20:37

    National handicrafts exhibit underway in Shiraz

    A woman is sitting opposite a carpet loom practices weaving a rug during her visit to a national handicrafts sales exhibit in Shiraz, southern Iran, on February 27, 2018.

  • Detail shows a depiction of ceremonial daggers being carried by a Qajar sovereign. 2018-02-05 19:25

    Louvre-Lens exhibit to highlight Iran’s Qajar-era handicrafts

    TEHRAN – A vast collection of objects handcrafted by Qajar-era (1785-1925) talented Iranian court artists will go on display from March 28 to July 22 at France’s Louvre-Lens art museum.

  • CAPTION: Close-up detail shows a typical Malayer carpet 2018-02-05 19:24

    Malayer carpets to go on show at Golestan Palace

    TEHRAN – A collection of antique and rare carpets handcrafted in Malayer, west-central Iran, will be put on display at the UNESCO-registered Golestan Palace in downtown Tehran.

  •  A general view of the Carpet Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran 2018-01-11 18:16

    Tehran museum to showcase Safavid-era carpets

    TEHRAN – An exhibition of Safavid-era carpets and rugs will open its doors to the public at the Carpet Museum of Iran on February 14.

  •  A general view of the Carpet Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran 2017-12-23 20:50

    Carpet Museum draws 6,500 foreign travelers in 9 months

    TEHRAN – Some 6,500 overseas tourists toured Carpet Museum of Iran over the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year, which started on March 21.

  • Handicraft, carpet exporters target new markets 2017-11-12 08:56

    Handicraft, carpet exporters target new markets

    TEHRAN – Associations of Iranian handicraft and hand-woven carpet exporters are set to form a consortium in a bid to explore new ways of sales and marketing, CHTN reported on November 7.

  • carpet 2017-10-25 09:10

    Exquisite art of carpet weaving in Kashan

    A woman in the central Iranian city of Kashan weaves a handmade carpet. Kashan carpets are well-known for their longevity, lavish textures, strong colors, and elaborate designs. The traditional skills of carpet weaving in Kashan was registered on UNESCO List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2010. Iran exported 5,700 tons of handmade carpets worth $359 million in the previous Iranian calendar year (March 2016-March 2017).