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Museum of Carpet, Arts and Crafts

The Museum of Carpet, Arts and Crafts in Derbent, Republic of Dagestan, Russia, is housed within a unique architectural gem – the Armenian-Gregorian church dating back to the 19th century. This historical site, designed by the democratic writer G. Sundukyan, showcases a diverse exhibition across five sections, featuring artifacts that represent the primary crafts and industries of Derbent and Dagestan from the 19th to 20th centuries. Visitors can explore exhibits encompassing ceramic production, copper utensils, Dagestani carpet art, wood carving, and silverware crafted by local artisans. The museum offers a captivating journey through the region’s rich artistic and cultural heritage, making it a must-visit for enthusiasts of traditional crafts and history.


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