Azerbaijani carpets from the Louvre Collection

An Azerbaijani Chelaberd rug from the Louvre Collection

An exhibition of Azerbaijani carpets from the Louvre Museum collection opened 2 July 2019 at the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum in Baku. The exhibition includes late 18th to early 20th centuries Azerbaijani carpets… read more

Exhibition Traditional Art of Azerbaijan in Moscow

Bahmanli carpet, Krabakh, Azerbaijan 19th century. State Museum of Oriental Art’s Collection.

The State Museum of Oriental Art and the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum present the exhibition Harmony of Space, Traditional Art of Azerbaijan. The exhibition will open 10 April at 19.00 and will run through 12 May 2019 at Nikitsky Boulevard, 12a, in Moscow… 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