Manchester, 15 November 2021 (TDI): The Ambassador of Pakistan to the US, Asad M. Khan, joined the Mayor of Manchester Joyce Craig on a brunch, yesterday. This official meeting was comprised of a visit to the Currier Museum of Art. The museum is located in New Hampshire, Manchester. The visit also involved members of the Pakistani American Society.
Joined Mayor Joyce Craig of Manchester and Pakistani American community members from New Hampshire for Sunday brunch & visit to Currier Museum of Art to see the Exhibit of Carpets from Islamic World. @PakinNewYork pic.twitter.com/DBqKoG1BdU
— Asad M. Khan (@asadmk17) November 15, 2021
This visit was to observe the manifestation of carpets from the Islamic World. The exhibit was titled, ‘As precious as Gold’. Joyce Craig, the Mayor of Manchester expressed gratitude for her meeting with the Pakistani Ambassador.
The exhibition started on October 23, 2021. It will end on 27 February 2022. This collection of ‘As precious as Gold’ constituted of 32 carpets and one tent. It is from ancient times, as old as the 15th century.
The exhibition was a collection of material from the 15th century and 16th centuries. It consists of a carpet from the Ottoman period. It constitutes of rugs made by the Egyptians. A unique tent that is part of the exhibit; is from the 15th century. It is the main attraction of the manifestation of the Islamic world.
The exhibition is truly vibrant as it brings variety from different geographical and historical places. The textile is unique and detailed. This exhibition is available at the Currier Museum only, nowhere else in America. Both the officials admired the work and praised it.