Members Only: Step Inside Iran

By Geographical Society of Philadelphia (other events)

Wednesday, March 29 2017 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

This is a private event, for our members only. To attend, please make sure that you have a current membership with

Parisa Abdollahi invites you to step into her world of Qashqai people. This semi-nomadic tribe of Southern Iran is known for weaving the most sought-after rugs in the world. Meet Parisa’s father, a sixth-generation Qashqai rug merchant, and enjoy a delicious Persian stew, homemade by Parisa’s mother. Then sit back and enjoy as she tells us the story of her heritage, the fascinating story of the tribe’s nomadic travels and carpet weaving traditions.

This is a special event for Members Only. Join today and enjoy this event as well as the special benefits of membership!