Tehran mounts eighth exhibition on nomadic crafts

A number of various nomadic handicrafts has been showcased during an exhibition mounted in the Iranian capital of Tehran, Press TV has reported.

Many nomad artists and carpet weavers from 23 Iranian provinces have flocked to the exhibition to showcase their art works.

The 10-day event displays nomads’ clothes, hand-woven baskets, bags, rugs and carpets.

Nomad’s materials for weaving carpets and rugs are natural and provided by their own animals.

As the most beautiful oriental carpets in history, Persian carpets are famous for their intricately detailed design which is characteristic of all Iranian art.

Persian carpets have been inspired by geometric patterns and natural scenes of animal and plant wildlife.

Iran has one of the largest nomadic populations in the world and their lifestyle has become an inseparable part of the country’s culture.

Iran is also home to one of the world’s oldest civilizations as well as having its first dynasty established in 2800 BCE.

By Press TV


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