May
24

Make sure to wipe your feet before coming in!

Posted by: Lyra Pappin

Turkmen Mosque RugHandmade carpets are an enduring craft in the middle east. In Turkmenistan, carpet weaving is a matter of national pride, and has been accorded the rank of high art.

So it's no surprise to anyone that a large exhibition has been kicked off in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan to coincide with Turkmen Carpet Day. No dirty jokes, please! :)

Read full story: Carpet exhibition opens in Ashgabat
Photo credit: turkmenistan.gov.tm

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