Exhibition of Iranian rugs in Japan
April 19th 2004 Khosrow
Following the exhibition of Iranian rugs in Shoto Museum of
Art in Tokyo, and in response to the interest shown by the Japanese people, the
Okayama Orient Museum is going to hold a government-sponsored exhibition named
as, "The Splendor of Persian Carpet" presenting antique rugs of Miri private
collection and recent examples of Miri Creations, in the City of Okayama in
Japan, starting April 16th-May 29th, 2005.
The reason for this exhibition to be held in The Okayama
Museum is that 60% of the
ancient pieces of art in this museum, relating as far back as 5500 years ago,
are attributed to the country of Iran.
lecture "Persian Rugs, before and now" has been held by Ali Soleymanieh April
16th. A lecture "Visiting Iran & Miri Establishment" will be held by Akhihito
Iijima, Curator of The Okayama Orient Museum, April 30th.