ERBIL — A 22-square meter mainly white carpet, called the White Peace Carpet, was uncovered on Thursday in Bokan, a Kurdish city in Iran and is intended to be submitted to the United Nations, the Iranian Kurdpress website reported.
The hand woven purely silk carpet with a prevailing white background color along shades of green was unveiled at the presence of top Iranian officials.
It took the carpet makers two years to put 22 million knots into the tissue and texture of the carpet.
This is the second hand-woven carpet from Iran to be handed over to the UN, according to Kurdpress.
At the ceremony of unveiling the carpet, Mohammed Qasim Othmandi, Bokan representative and a member of the Management Committee of the Islamic Shura Council, said that this carpet not only symbolizes the call for peace by Bokan youth but also the call for peace by the entire people of Iran.