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Exhibitions/ Persian Silks of the Safavid Period

Persian Silks of the Safavid Period

December 9, 2003–March 14, 2004
Exhibitions are free with Museum admission.

Exhibition Overview

The Safavids of Iran (r. 1501–1722) were great patrons of the arts. A selection of silk textiles produced during this period, drawn from the Museum's extensive holdings, is being shown as a complement to the Asia Society exhibition Hunt for Paradise: Court Arts of Iran, 1501–1576.