Historical carpets at Konya Ethnography Museum

Category: Exhibitions

Konya Ethnography Museum was established in 1975 and has a historical carpet collection. The collection is showcased at the museum’s lower floor. Among the carpets, the oldest and most characteristic Seljuk carpets, and other important carpets, were found in Beyşehir Eşrefoğlu Mosque and in Konya Alaaddin Mosque.

The traveling group on the ‘Carpet Study Tour to Western and Central Anatolia’ organized by Stefano Ionescu visited the museum 19 June 2024.

Stefano Ionescu and Francesca Fiorentino discuss the border of one of the most important carpets at the museum – a 13th century Seljuk carpet
Stefano Ionescu and Francesca Fiorentino discuss the border of one of the most important carpets at the museum – a 13th century Seljuk carpet

Examples of carpets on display at Konya Ethnography Museum:

13th century Seljuk carpet
13th century Seljuk carpet

Location: Konya Etnografya Müzesi, Merkez Meram District, Sahib-i Ata Neighbourhood, Sahib-i Ata Street, No: 95.



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