Qutlugh Terkan Khatun of Kirman

Further Exploration

Kirman is famous for carpet weaving. Watch a video of a carpet being woven by hand:

YouTube. “Iran 101 - Persian Carpet Weaving.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4X_809LthI.

Cook a traditional Persian eggplant dish that’s fit for a princess:

My Persian Kitchen. “Kashkeh Bademjan~Persian Eggplant Dip.” http://mypersiankitchen.com/kashkeh-bademjan-persian-eggplant-dip/.

Get a feel for the intricate beauty of Qutlugh’s surroundings from this animated movie inspired by Persian architecture:

YouTube. “Isfahan.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqbiDdsaZw4.


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