From May 23rd through September 1st, 2014
Poldi Pezzoli Museum, Milan

From May 23rd through September 1st 2014, at the Poldi Pezzoli Museum in Milan, it's possible to visit the exhibition “The Garden of Paradise. Restoration, history, symbols of the “Tiger Carpet” of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum” curated by Michael Franses, Annalisa Zanni, Director of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum and Federica Manoli, Responsible of the textile collections. The exhibition celebrates the return of the Persian carpet known as “Tiger Carpet” (Iran, 1565), after the important restoration curated by Open Care–Servizi per l'Arte, supported by the Buschettini Foundation for the Islamic and Asian Art and by Open Care-Servizi per l'Arte.

On the occasion of the restoration, the book for young people “Il Giardino del Paradiso”, curated by Cologni Foundation, Open Care-Servizi per l'Arte and Carthusia Edizioni has been published. The book will be freely distributed on the occasion of the educational and cultural activities of the Poldi Pezzoli Museum during the entire period of the exhibition and it's available in the best book shops in Italy.


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