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Network between textile museums and specialists

The Ministry of Culture and the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, and the CIS Interstate Foundation for Humanitarian Cooperation are planning to hold the conference ‘Museums, Textile Collections and Perspectives of Mutual Cooperation’ 16-19 November 2019 in Baku. ‘The main goal for the conference is to create a network between textile museums … read more

Ornaments in the Harsh Style

Carpet Koroghlu. Azerbaijan. 2012. Wool, cotton. Pile, handmade. 255x204 cm. It was woven on the base of Tahir Salakhov’s painting. Sketch author: T.Bashirov

by Shirin Melikova, Director of the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum The carpet, the symbol of Azerbaijan, was and remains an important part of the nation’s cultural tradition. As in past eras, the carpet is alive and evolving, reflecting the dominant stylistic, aesthetic, and intellectual preferences of its time. Professional artists developed … read more

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