Articles & Travelogue

Fit for a Khan

TWO IMPORTANT AND INTERESTING OLD INSCRIBED BAKHTIYARI ‘KHAN’ CARPETS FROM THE ARCHIVES Over four decades of trading many old Bakhtiyari rugs and trappings have come and gone. Most often these were village production from the Chahar Mahal valley and many trappings from both Luri and Bakhtiyari nomadic tribal groups. Two…

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Christmas Exhibition

We invite you for drinks and to preview our special CHRISTMAS EXHIBITION Saturday, 25th November from 4 - 7pm. The exhibition will continue until 9th December 2017 by appointment tel 02 9660 3753 or 0407 244104 125 Harris Street Pyrmont NSW 2009 Entry via red door and door phone in…

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Contemplating imperfection

THE BEAUTY OF DECORATIVE OBJECTS IS OFTEN DOWNPLAYED IN THE DISCUSSION OF ART, writes  SEBASTIAN SMEE in the Australian. First published in the Australian, September 1, 2007 ISLAMIC culture tends towards the lovely idea that we can extol the beauty of appearances so long as we recognise their impermanence and…

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