Carpets of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

Carpet “Herat Pirabadil”
The composition of the carpet is consist of a central field and a border strip. The background of the central field is blue. Fish and floral elements have been depicted on it. The border surrounding the carpet is consist of three parts. The background of the main border is reddish, partly dapple-grey. It has been decorated with fish and floral elements.
Carpet “Jayli”
The composition of the carpet is consist of a central field and a border strip. Longish medallion has been depicted on the dark brown field. There is a lake in the red medallion. It has been decorated with buta elements. The border surrounding the carpet is consist of three parts.
Carpet “Qonakhkand”
The composition of the carpet is consist of a central field and a border strip. The background of the field is navy-blue and dapple-grey. Three round and eight-cornered lakes have been depicted on it. There are four geometrical lakes among theses lakes. There are other geometrical and floral elements in other parts.
Carpet “Salahli”
The composition of the carpet is consist of a central field and a border. There is a date with Muslim era on the white field. On the blue field, their is a longish lake which has been decorated with geometrical and floral elements. The border surrounding the carpet is consist of three parts. Mainly red and blue colours have been used.
Carpet “Shirvan”
The composition of the carpet is consist of a central field and a border strip. The background of the field is navy-blue and dapple-grey. Four geometrical lakes have been depicted on it. There are bird, animal figures and floral elements on the carpet. The border is consist of three parts.
Carpet “Sor-sor”
The composition of the carpet is consist of a central field and a border strip. The field of the carpet is navy-blue. There are floral elements on the carpet. A shrine has been depicted on the carpet. The field has been decorated with buta.
Carped “Ancient Ganja”
The composition of the carpet is consist of a central field and a border strip. The field has been divided into three parts with border strips. The carpet has been decorated with geometrical and floral elements. On the carpet there is an inscription which reads “1938”.
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