Encyclopedia on Persian Carpet under Compilation
TEHRAN (FNA)- An encyclopedia on Persian carpet will be published by the Persian Encyclopedia Foundation by March 2009.
According to a report by Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization, some 630 entries of the encyclopedia have been compiled, evaluation of which will begin from summer.
The contract to that effect was concluded in 2007 and its duration is 22 months and is extendable.
Following a call by the encyclopedia council, 20 researchers in the field announced their readiness to participate in the project, the Islamic republic news agency reported.
Compiling the encyclopedia aims to present a better understanding of Persian carpet as well as a comprehensive view about the industry.
The encyclopedia which deals with different aspects of Persian carpet will serve as a reliable reference source for researchers in the field.