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.
One of the greatest buildings in the Saadabad complex is the white Marmar Palace (Palace of Marble) with it’s traditional architectural style. First time visitors at the Marmar Palace will be surprised by the large number of Persian carpets in very great sizes, and among them an extremely large Kerman carpet with a surface of 121 square-meters.
“Compared with 5-6 years ago it is difficult to find real old pieces nowadays” says Manouchehr Haghighat, Tehran carpet dealer, to Jozan Magazine. “I have just been on a four days buying trip to Arak and Hamadan and bought six pieces” he continues. Photo courtesy Manouchehr Haghighat – nomadsart.yolasite.com