Carpet Museum and Carpet Factory (4 hours)
Fine carpets and carpet products created by the hands of Azerbaijan craftsman are adorned in the world’s
major museums such as Hermitage in St. Petersburg, the Louvre in Paris, Istanbul Topkapi, Albert and Victoria museums in London, the Textile museum in Washington, Carpet Museum of Azerbaijan and the History Museum of Azerbaijan in Baku.
If you are interested in such kind of folk and applied art, then this excursion is for you. We will visit the factory "Azer-Ilme", where modern national carpets are made. Here you can see the entire process of their creation - from the beginning to the end.
In the workshop, masters will show how the yarns are colorized with natural dyes, and how they are weaving carpets with these threads. Then they are washing, drying and ironing. Here you can see the work of restorers, carefully restoring old samples of national carpet art.
In the gallery, "Azer-Ilme" demonstrates the best examples of unique Azerbaijani carpets and rugs.
Next visit will be to the Carpet museum. The design of this museum is distinguished by its originality and resembles a folded carpet.