Workshops Past event Saturday, 4 September 2021

Workshop: Weaving Stories (18 - 24 years)

Discover traditional craft techniques and design a Persian carpet inspired by the Epic Iran exhibition.

+44 (0)20 7942 2000
  • Art Studio, Sackler Centre, V&A South Kensington

  • Free event

    Booking is essential.

Past Event
Workshop: Weaving Stories (18 - 24 years) photo

Join Kurdish mixed media artist, carpet designer and weaver Shorsh Saleh for this hands-on design workshop, where you will have the opportunity to practice some of the techniques and processes it takes to create a Persian carpet.

Drawing inspiration from the V&A's Epic Iran exhibition and collections, explore the history, traditions, and significance of the motifs, patterns, and construction methods that go into traditional carpet weaving. Please note this workshop is for young people aged 18-24.

The Young People's Programme is supported by Fondation d’entreprise Hermès

Background image: The Ardabil Carpet, 1539-1540, Unknown