Tue 27 November 2012 – Tue 18 December 2012

Pricing: Members: $88.00 / Guests: $108.00

Location: Craftsouth, Level 1, 38 Hindley Street, Adelaide

Presenter: Akhtar Esmailzadeh

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Akhtar Esmailzadeh is from Kerman Province in Southern Iran and has been living in Australia for 14 years. Akhtar was taught traditional Persian embroidery by family members as a child, and has been embroidering for over 45 years. Akhtar is an expert in ‘pateh’, or paisley design, which originated in Iran and has since spread in textile design throughout the world. The pateh motif, also called ‘bota’ or cedar tree motif, symbolises life in Persian culture. Akhtar holds a wealth of knowledge about the history and cultural significance of her craft. Please note the first workshop will be held from 2pm – 5pm, and workshops are held each Tuesday.