BY AZURA FARID
A handmade Persian carpet can have a very long lifespan, sometimes 100 years or more. What happens to them over the course of their life? Who are the people who shape their journey along the way? And what do they mean to the people who care about them?
Sofie Buligis as Carpet
Wan Ahmad as Reza
Sharon Mah as Weaver / Carpet Dealer 4 / Carpet B
Hu Yuheng as Carpet Dealer
Lim Shien Hian as Hossein / Customer
Sofihah Sha’har as Carpet Dealer 2 / Carpet A
Photo Credit: Poh Yu Khing (@pyk.photos)
FOTOHI CARPET GALLERY
Operating out of Tanjong Katong Complex since 1994, Fotohi Carpet features carpets from Iran and Turkey, amongst other places. This store is a familiar sight at the Ramadan Bazaar each year.
Did you know? A good, hand-woven carpet starts at the price of $1,500 and can last for over a hundred years!
845 Geylang Rd, #02-14 Tanjong Katong Complex, Singapore 400845
Opening Hours: 11am – 8pm
For more information about the history of Fotohi Carpet Gallery, click here.