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Ornaments in the Harsh Style

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

Azerbaijani Carpets Symposium 17-23 October 2017

Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets in Baku The Academic Programme for the 5th International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets (ISAC Baku), 17-20 October 2017, will cover a broad range of aspects of carpet studies. Not only related to carpets from Azerbaijan like but also comparisons with carpets from other regions, as well … read more

5th International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets 17-20 October 2017

The 5th International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets (ISAC 2017) will take place 17-20 October 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Symposium is an international academic lecture programme organized in partnership with the International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC). The organizers, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan, … read more