Azeri National Costume Museum

Local nameAzərbaycan Milli Geyimləri Muzeyi
LocationBaku, Azerbaijan

Traditional Azerbaijani dress has developed as a result of long processes of material and religious culture of Azerbaijani people. It is closely connected to its history and reflects its national specification.Ethnographic, historic and artistic features of the national creativity, which were also used in creation of determined forms of it, are reflected on costumes. Azerbaijani arts reminds about itself also in ornaments of costume with artistic embroideries, in weaving and knitting.

In the 17th century, the territory of modern Azerbaijan was considered the main sericulture oblasts of the Near East and Shirvan was the main region of sericulture. Silks were produced in Shamakhi, Basqal, Ganja, Shaki, Shusha and in other regions. Fine textiles, silk head kerchiefs for women with ornaments of amazing beauty and others were produced in these cities.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azerbaijani_traditional_clothing

Official Website http://azhistorymuseum.az/index.php?mod=5&id=58

Phone +994 12 493 23 87

Address Zeynalabdin Tagiyev Street 4, Baku, Azerbaijan

Coordinates 40°22'9.939" N 49°50'23.459" E

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