Canadian debut of this carpet made in 17th-century Kirman.
Discover for yourself why the word paradise comes from the Persian for walled garden. A masterpiece of Islamic art that rarely travels and is on display in Canada for the first time, this monumental carpet made in 17th-century Kirman, Iran, is one of the oldest surviving Persian garden carpets. Feb 11-Aug 16, 2020. GA: $20, srs $15, stu $12, child $10. Wednesdays 4-8 pm free.
Insight Tour: Pattern, Power and Paradise: Carpets with Dr. Filiz Cakir Phillip Museum Curator Dr. Filiz Cakr Phillip delves into the concept of paradise in this rare 17th-century carpet and in Iranian culture down through the ages. Feb 11 at 6:30 pm. $12-$20.
Location - Aga Khan Museum