Oriental rug exhibition - Pod Blacha Palace, Warzaw

The exhibition of Oriental carpets in the museum at Pod Blacha Palace in the central Warzaw is worth visiting.
The palace is situated behind the Royal Castle and the permanent exhibition includes more than 200 Oriental rugs and carpets.
140 of them Caucasian carpets from the 19th century.

Anatolian, Persian and Turkoman rugs and carpets are also represented. There are exhibited circa 30 Persian rugs, a few Anatolian rugs and 20 Turkoman rugs and carpets.
Most of the carpets are pile rugs but a few kilims are also exhibited.

Ivan Soenderholm, September 30, 2003

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