Iranian handicrafts, souvenirs to go on show in Iraq

December 10, 2018 - 21:23

TEHRAN – A major sales exhibition of Iranian handicrafts and souvenirs will open on December 26 in the Iraqi city of Sulaymaniyah and will run until January 5, 2019.

It would be the “first” exhibition of its kind in Iraq, which includes offerings from across Iran, Mehr reported.

The event will feature arrays of rugs, kilim carpets, chessboards, potteries, regionals clothing, silverware, personal ornamentations, woodwork, illuminated manuscripts, miniatures, textile printing, enamels, leatherwork, handwoven textile, calligraphy, traditional musical instruments, metalwork, and marquetry to name a few.

Over the past couple of years, dozens of high-quality Iranian handicrafts have been honored with UNESCO seals of excellence.


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