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Nature and Design (Iranzamin exhibition)

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Iranzamin (the land of Persians) was an exhibition on display at the Powerhouse Museum between 19 March - 8 August 2021. It highlighted a selection of rare Persian arts and crafts collected by the Museum from 1850 to 2020, shedding light on the diverse social and cultural history of Persia and its people.

This group of objects were featured in Nature and Design, one of seven themes in the exhibition exploring how these prized objects were used in Persian society.

For more than a thousand …