Oriental Exposition
History of fine carpet making
The history fine oriental Carpets of Kashmir calumniation of artistic magnificence -date back to the period of Hazrat Mir Syed Ali Hamdani (1341-1385 A.D.) - the famous Sufi saint of Persia who came to enlighten Kashmir with his spiritual guidance and brought along highly skilled artisans through the silk trade route and laid base for the cottage industries in Kashmir valley. After the Mughal conquest Emperor Akbar 1580 A.D. also brought weavers from Persia to Kashmir. A great period in the history of carpets in Kashmir came In the time of Zainul-Abadin (Bud shah) 1730 A.D. and our carpets started winning fame in far regions.