Carpet Museum

Client: Carpet Museum
Location: Baku / Azerbaijan
Year: 2012
Supervision: Horst Campman


Azerbaijan Carpet Museum, formerly called the State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Applied Art, displays Azerbaijani carpets and rug items of various weaving techniques and materials from various periods. It is named after Latif Karimov and has the largest collection of Azerbaijani carpets in the world.

It was moved to a brand new building on Baku‘s seafront park in 2014 from its former location on Neftchiler Avenue. The collection of the museum includes over 10,000 items of ceramics, metal works of the 14th century, jewellery from the Bronze Age, carpets and carpet items from the 17th- 20th centuries, national garments and embroidery, and applied art works of the Modern Age.