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Coronation Carpet

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Coronation Carpet

The Coronation Carpet is a Copenhagen. According to the Royal Danish Collections, the carpet was made in Isfahan in the 17th century. The size is 12 feet, 2 inches by 17 feet, 1 inch. As the name suggests, it is the carpet on which Danish kings were crowned.

The carpet is made of silk pile and gold and silver threads.

The Coronation Carpet is only shown to the public once a year in the fall together with a small group of chenille carpets.

External links

  • Rosenborg Castle
  • The Coronation Carpets at Rosenborg Castle


  • Denmark's Coronation Carpets by Friedrich Spuhler, Preben Mellbye-Hansen and Majken Thorvildsen. The Royal Danish Collections at Rosenborg Palace 1987. ISBN 87-503-6566-5
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