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Russian Museum of Ethnography

number 2 (8), 2015

“The World of Armenian Traditional Culture” Exhibition in the Russian Ethnographic Museum

FORMS OF THE MUSEUM'S TRANSLATION OF ETHNICITY
2015
2 (8)
111
39:94(479.25)+069.5
exhibition, Armenian culture, gatherers, traditional crafts, costume

Annotation

The article characterizes the concept and the thematic and expositional structure of the exhibition project “The World of Armenian traditional culture” created on the basis of the rich collections of the Russian Museum of Ethnography; attention is paid to the history of acquisition of the Armenian funds of REM, starting with 1902. A peculiarity of the museum collections, the one that they represent the widest scope of the Armenian culture, is emphasized. Many of the exhibited items, such as carpets, clothes, jewelry and weapons, are unique and were demonstrated for the first time.

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