Safavid carpets – Iran Carpet Museums 40th anniversary

Iran Carpet Museum in Tehran, founded in 1976, has been celebrating it’s 40th anniversary 14 February 2018. A special exhibition of forty Safavid carpets has been a part of the celebration and Manouchehr Haghighat, a Tehran carpet dealer, has provided Jozan Magazine with photos and information from the event. Examples of Safavid carpets exhibited at Iran Carpet Museum Location and more information: Iran Carpet Museum, North-West Corner Of Laleh Park , Fatemi and Karegar Junction, Tehran.

Nomadic Weavings from the Collection of William and Inger Ginsberg at the MET

Nomadic weavings on display at the MET The MET will show an exhibition ‘Nomadic Weavings from the Collection of William and Inger Ginsberg’ from 25 September 2017 through 7 May 2018. The location is The Met Fifth Avenue, The Hagop Kevorkian Fund Special Exhibitions Gallery, Floor 2, Gallery 458. The exhibition will highlight 19 distinctly patterned examples of woven bags, accompanied by one pile-woven saddle cover, that lend insight into a way of life practiced in the Middle East for hundreds of years. The gift, which came to The Met in 2015, greatly expands the … Read more

Ikat Textiles of the Indonesian Archipelago

Ikat textiles exhibition in Hong Kong Hong Kong University Museum and Art Gallery holds an ongoing exhibition of Indonesian ikat textiles from the Peter ten Hoopen collection. The exhibition is titled ‘Fibres of Life’. The exhibition opened 15 September 2017 and will run through 26 November 2017 The occasion is celebrated by the publication of Ikat Textiles of the Indonesian Archipelago, a consolidated reference work on the subject, with around 450 pages, 100 in-text illustrations including both contemporary and historic field photography. The book covers several ikat weaving areas that not so far have been discussed … Read more

Mazandaran kilims at The Royal Museum of Fine Art

Mazandaran kilims Mazandaran kilims will be on display at The Royal Museum of Fine Art’s exhibition ‘Encounters‘ which opened in May in Antwerp and will run through 20 August 2017. The vision of the exhibition ‘Encounters’ is to show that art needs no explanation to impact or change us. Art does something to people; it makes a lasting impression and gives new insights. ‘The kilims’s from Mazandaran exhibited in the Royal Museum of Fine Art (MAS) in Antwerp, is a huge success and well received. Finally, I feel these woven art are getting the attention they … Read more

Side exhibitions at Sartirana Textile Show

Side exhibitions as a part of Sartirana Textile Show The annual Sartirana Textile Show (STS) will take place 14 – 17 September 2017. The show includes the traditional dealer fair and also two interesting side exhibitions. David Sorgato will exhibit 15th-19th century embroidery from the Orient and Europe. His show ‘Raqm in the Sign of Embroidery’ is the result of a twenty-five-years long research and a collection of the most rare and prestigious embroidery from all around the world. Another side exhibition ‘Gabbeh, geometric Fantasy of Southern Persia’ includes outstanding examples from a Florentine Collection. This … Read more

Antique Carpets Through the Eyes of W. Parsons Todd

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum presents an exhibition ‘Antique Carpets Through the Eyes of W. Parsons Todd’, which features seventeen rarely seen antique carpets. The exhibition, in the Schoolroom Gallery of the Museum, will be on view from 15 November 2015 through 10 April 10 2016. ‘The rug exhibition may be of interest to Jozan’s readers and are from the collection of W. Parsons Todd, an early leader of the Hajji Baba Club’ said Roger Pratt, President of The Hajji Baba Club to Jozan Magazine. The primarily Islamic carpets on display include the Lion Bijar Carpet Fragment, made in the … Read more

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