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Azerbaijani Carpets
Carpet-weaving is one of the most ancient kinds of arts and crafts of Azerbaijan. The archaeological data gathered on the territory of Azerbaijan as well as the literature pieces testify that carpet weaving art of
Azerbaijan originated in extreme antiquity.

Carpets and carpet related items made in Azerbaijan have been repeatedly eulogized in many historical books, classical literature and folklore.

Azerbaijani carpets can be classified according to their technical features as pile and pileless. The pileless carpets are related to the early period of weaving art development. The pileless carpets are classified according to a weaving style, composite structure, ornament richness and coloring.

There are 7 major carpet weaving schools distinguished by patterns, composition, color palette and techniques in Azerbaijan: Quba School, Baku or Absheron School, Shirvan School, Ganja School, Gazakh School, Karabakh School, Tabriz School.

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Azerbaijani Carpets

Carpet-weaving is one of the most ancient kinds of arts and crafts of Azerbaijan. The archaeological data gathered on the territory of Azerbaijan Read More
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