Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum

The Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, the first museum in the world of its kind was founded in 1967 and located in different buildings for 54 years. In 2014, the Carpet Museum moved to a new specially designed building in order to present to the world, fully and at the proper … read more

Thread of Fate into the Carpet – Decorative and Applied Art of Azerbaijan

On 18 February 2021, the Russian Museum of Ethnography in St. Petersburg hosted the opening ceremony of the exhibition ‘Weaving the Thread of Fate into the Carpet – Decorative and Applied Art of Azerbaijan’ in the Russian Museum of Ethnography Collection and the presentation of the catalog of the same … read more

Ikat textiles at Museu do Oriente

Timor: Totems and Tokens From 12 December 2019 till 15 March 2020 Museu do Oriente in Lisbon, Portugal, will exhibit a group of ikat textiles from West and East Timor under the title “Timor: Totems and Tokens”. 65 examples of ikat textiles from across the island will be showcased and … read more

Turkmen storage bags at the de Young Museum

The Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Department of Textile Arts exhibtion ‘The Turkmen Storage Bag’ takes place 31 August through 15 November 2019 at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. This exhibition, organized by Jill D’Alessandro, showcases highlights from the Museums’ collection of Turkmen weavings. The exhibition takes place … read more