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Storeroom of folk furniture

Storeroom of folk furniture open to the public - the collection of folk furniture preserved in the Ethnographic Institute of the Moravian Museum and shown in the Old Castle is one of the most extensive and important in the Czech Lands. It has been accumulated since the end of the 19th century.

It documents the furnishing of village houses in the 19th and 20th centuries, the decorations of the furniture and bears witness to the artistic abilities of village joiners in Moravia, Bohemia and other countries. It documents the production of joiner's shops in South and Central Moravia, Bohemian-Moravian Highlands, at the foothills of Krkonoše mountains, of Orlické mountains or in the region of Cheb. The exhibition is complemented with examples of folk furniture from Austria and Germany. 

Photos from the exhibition