Persian Arts

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Persian Rug; A Symbol of Iranian Originality

As mentioned in introduction of the encyclopedia of Persian Rugs: Iran is known in the world for two distinguished things: poetry and carpet. In other words, Iranian taste and Iranians’ aesthetic taste has been manifested in poetry and carpet in … Read More

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Ancient Iranian Ceramics

Some 3,000 years ago, in the area south of the Caspian Sea in what is now modern Iran, craftsmen developed a distinctive type of pottery. This small installation features some of the outstanding treasures in the Sackler Gallery’s collection of … Read More

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