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Museum of Ivanovo chintz description and photos - Russia - Golden Ring: Ivanovo. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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The Museum of Ivanovo chintz is located in the city of Ivanovo, in the mansion of the local manufacturer Dmitry Gennadievich Burylin (1852-1924). The architect of the building was A.F. Snurilov. The mansion is characterized by features of the modern style, expressed in a complex architectural layout, carved doors, stained glass windows, decorative tiles and other decorative elements. Additional exhibition halls of the museum, fund rooms and the museum library are located in the courtyard of the house, in the building of the coach shed, built in 1914, the name of the architect is unknown.
The Museum of Ivanovo chintz is the youngest branch of the Ivanovo State Museum of History and Local Lore D.G. Burylin. The basis of the museum's exposition is a unique textile collection, numbering about half a million items.
The central exposition of the museum is the exposition entitled “Ivanovo textiles. History and the Present ”. She tells visitors about the formation and flourishing of textile production in the Ivanovo region from ancient times to the present. The exposition is based on a unique collection of fabrics, the acquisition of which began at the end of the 19th century. Close attention is paid to the demonstration of textile products as works of decorative and applied art.
The main idea of the exposition is to show the Ivanovo chintz, which are one of the types of decorative and applied art and preserve and develop the traditions of folk ornament that have been formed over many centuries and meet the needs of the broad strata of the Russian population. The collection of chintz is very diverse. It demonstrates a significant layer of folk art in the area of fabric decoration and allows tracing the development of a special style - bright, decorative, elegant, inherent in Ivanovo fabrics.
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