Michael Franses was guide during a visit in Palazzo Rosso in Genoa at 16.30 Friday 11 February 2023 after the first day of the Hali Colloquium, Kerman Carpets of the Safavid Period (1501-1736) has ended. The purpose of the guided tour was to see the exhibition ‘The Magnificent Sanguszko Carpets’. The exhibition ended 12 February 2023. Sanguszko carpets is a group of 16th-17th centuries Safavid Kerman carpets. They are named after the Polish prince Roman Sanguszko who was owner of excellent examples of these Kerman carpets.
Nine of the Kerman Sanguszko carpets were on display on the first floor and other Safavid period carpets from Tabriz, Mashad, Qazvin and Kerman on the second floor.
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