Part of the comprehensive exhibition at the prestigious Museo Franz Mayer in Mexico City, Manuel Álvarez Fuentes’ design depicting the old city of Damascus was a harrowing foreshadow of what was to occur shortly after the presentation. The Syrian Civil War has ravaged this ancient city.
This rug is not only a celebration of the stories woven in this Silk Road crossroads, but also a manifestation of hope.
Damasco, Ciudad Revisitada
180 x 270 cm
New Zealand wool with silk