Shirin Souresrafil

Carpet: Iran

Shirin Souresrafil

Shirin Souresrafil

Shirin Souresrafil
Born in 1941, Tehran, Iran
BS in "Weaving & Dyeing Engineering", Tehran Polytechnic Faculty, 1965

Work History
1965-81: Karaj Standard Institute
1981-91: Owner and manager of Carpet Weaving Institute
1984-87: Producing some limited rugs in her workshop, on the basis of Tabriz weaving
1987-now: Research on Persian Carpet and publishing books:

Iran Carpet Book, 1987
Masters of Iran Carpet Designers, 1992
Golden Fall of Sarough Carpet, 1993
Pictorial History of Hamadan Carpet, 1996
Nain Carpet, 1997
Good Carpet, Bad Carpet, Standard Carpet, 1998
Iranian Dyes, 1999

She will publish three books in 2001:
Kermanshah Carpet
Kurdistan Carpet
South Khorasan Carpet

And also searching on traditional weaving and traditional painting (Miniature) of Iran
More than 100 meetings, seminars and articles in Iran and other countries on Persian Carpet
Accompanying in establishment of Carpet Universities in Kashan, Birjand, Yazd, Arak and Najafabad.
Teaching in carpet universities of Birjand, Tabriz and Cultural Heritage Organization on carpet and craft.
Teaching in Social Science Faculty on Art and Craft

Every year, Tehran Carpet Exhibition, show and meeting
1999: Group carpet exhibition
2000:Three carpet exhibitions in Reyband, Sarv and Ebn-Sina Galleries

You are welcome for any suggestion to print, reprint, translate to other language and publish her publication. 
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Shirin Souresrafil,International Carpet Conference, Tunisia 1999

Rug of Iran


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