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150 Iranian-Islamic Works to Be Auctioned at Christie’s London

Dozens of Iranian manuscripts and historical object are going to be put up for auction in an exhibition in London later this month.

Persian Carpet Exhibition Kicks Off in Tehran

The 27th edition of Persian Handmade Carpet Exhibition was started in the Iranian capital Tehran on Saturday, August 25.

US Still Top Importer of Persian Rugs despite Sanctions

The United States is still the main importer of Iranian carpets despite the sanctions it has imposed on the country’s economy.

Iranian Researchers Develop Luminous Fibres for Rugs, Carpets

A group of Iranian researchers have developed luminous fibres which could be used in the production of rugs and carpets.

Persian Zilu on Show in China International Fair

An international exhibition of Zilu, an ancient type of rug and floor covering, was opened on Wednesday at the China National Silk Museum in the city of Hangzhou.

Qajar Relics on Show in Tehran’s Golestan Palace

Golestan Palace in the Iranian capital is hosting three exhibitions in which monuments and works belonging to the Qajar dynasty are being shown to the public.

Iran Unveils Handmade Carpets Woven for FIFA World Cup

Seven exquisite hand-knotted Persian carpets commemorating the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in Russia have been put on display during a ceremony in the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz.

Iran Unveils 110-Year-Old Rug with Portrait of National Hero

The Carpet Museum of Iran has unveiled a rug depicting the portrait of Mirza Koochak Khan, an early twentieth century revolutionary and nationalist.

Iran Unveils Rugs Woven for Rivals at 2018 FIFA World Cup

Iran has unveiled three rugs woven by highly-skilled Iranian artists to be gifted to Team Melli’s Group Stage rivals at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Persian Rugs of Sistan Globally Recognized at WIPO

The hand-woven carpets produced in the southeastern Iranian region of Sistan have been registered internationally by the World Intellectual Property Organization.

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