Carpet Stories

Collector Danny Mehra showcasing an exhibition Carpet Stories an anthology of rare tribal carpets from Persia (Iran), Anatolia (Turkey), the Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Dagestan), Central Asia (Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan) and various Kurdish enclaves. The collection includes works by many ethnic groups including the Qashqai, Luri, Bakhtiari, Khamseh, Afshar, Shahsavan, Turkic, Baluch, Turkmen, Arabs, Christians and Kurds. Each piece takes months to create a visual story, replete with icons and expressions. Danny’s collection includes ethnic weavings have been exhibited in the US, Europe and India.

When: 31st of January to 2nd of February 2020

Where: The Folly, Amethyst, Chennai.