EXHIBITIONS: MINASIAN PRESENTS


SILK ROAD DISCOVERIES

A Journey in Ethnographic Textiles

The Inaugural exhibition of Minasian Textile Arts features tribal and court textiles from the rug-producing countries including Persia, Turkey, India, Pakistan, China, Central Asia, Afghanistan, Nepal and Morocco.

4 images from the Silk Road Exhibition

TRIBAL WEAVINGS OF SOUTHERN PERSIA

Artifacts of a Vanishing Lifestyle

An exhibition highlighting the vanishing nomatic lifestyle of the tribes of Southern Persia through it’s rugs, bags and weavings. Read HALI Magazine review, part 1Read HALI Magazine review, part 2.

photo of "Tribal Weavings of Southern Persia" exhibition

KURDISH WEAVINGS

Diversity on Display

An exhibition of the tribal pieces and floor coverings of the Kurdish peoples. Read HALI Magazine review.

photo of "Kurdish Weavings" exhibition

BALUCH HEAVEN

Collecting in the Heartland

An exhibition featuring a fine assortment of the weavings of the Baluch tribes of Northeast Persia and West Afghanistan. Read HALI Magazine review.

photo from "Baluch Heaven" exhibition

TRIBAL IDENTITIES

Turkoman Rugs from Central Asia

This exhibition was the first showing devoted in it’s entirety to Turkman rugs and weavings ever presented in the Chicago area. Read HALI Magazine review.

photo of  "Tribal Identities, Turkoman Rugs from Central Asia" exhibition

THE UNDERAPPRECIATED FLATWEAVE

A Fine Collection of Flatwoven Rugs

This exhibition featured 19 superb flatweaves, all but one being from the Joseph W. Fell collection. Read HALI Magazine review.

photo from "The Underappreciated Flatweave" exhibition