Culture & Heritage

Iran has resumed carpet exports to the United States after nearly six years of inactivity. In the last Iranian calendar year (which ended March 2017), Iran exported nearly $90 million worth of carpets directly to the United States. Tehran: Recently, Iran’s capital city, Tehran, hosted the world’s largest handmade carpet exhibition.  According to Hamid Kargar, the head of Iran National […]

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Pichhwai art is practised by both Hindus and Muslims in sync with their own socio-religious ethos. Pichhwai artists express themselves through paintings as well as embroidery. While among the Hindus, the Pichhwai artists paint large-sized murals with miniaturized mythological characters, mainly Krishna, the Muslims practised it in embroidery form. ‘Tree of life’ had been the […]

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