Drie pagina’s van het met hand gewoven Quranische tapijt is momenteel te bezichtigen in Iran.
TEHRAN – Three pages of the hand-woven Quranic carpet, the first of its kind in the world, is currently on display at the calligraphy exhibition by the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member countries.
Comprised of 76 two-sided leaves of 70×45 centimeters, the entire book took six years to accomplish, as was reported in a press release on Friday.
The students of the Carpet Faculty of Tabriz Islamic Art University have woven the entire Holy Quran in the form of a book whose pages are small carpets.
The verses of the Holy Quran are woven in silk and the other sections in wool. The entire Quranic carpet is currently kept at Tabriz Faculty of Fine Arts.
In February 2011, the entire book was unveiled at the presence of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.