On the Roads to Samarkand at the Arab World Institute

Event Details

Start: 23rd Nov 2022
End: 4th Jun 2023
+ 33 (0)1 40 51 38 38
Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, 750051

Event Description

Discover the treasures of this legendary city on the Silk Road. On the Roads to Samarkand. Wonders of Silk and Gold” at the Institut du Monde Arabe showcases some 300 items from the museums of Uzbekistan on show for the first time in Paris. Think gorgeous textiles, jewelry and precious objects such as velvet chapans (coats), suzanis embroidered hangings, silk ikatsgold embroidered accessories from the Emir’s court, and silver horse harnesses decorated with turquoise.

Event Categories: Exhibitions