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Mashhad’s carpet market

Mashhad is best known for being one of the most important regions specializing in weaving carpets. The art of weaving carpets is regarded highly in the province which is considered as a center of carpet production and trade.

 

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Traditional dyeing workshop in Hamedan

HAMEDAN, May 05 (MNA) – Pictures show piles of wool yarns being put into dye baths of different colors to prepare one of the basic materials for producing the renowned Persian handmade carpets.

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27th Iran Handmade Carpet Exhibition

The 27th Iran Handmade Carpet Exhibition was inaugurated on Saturday in Tehran in the presence of Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad Shariatmadari. Over 670 producers, export companies and manufacturing units across the country are taking part in the event, running through Aug. 31.

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Golestan palace showcasing garden rugs

Golestan Palace in Tehran, a UNESCO world heritage center, is holding an exhibition of Qajar era fine rugs with garden designs. It is the first public presentation of the antique collection.