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Material Culture Section
Material Culture Section encompasses the following systematic collections:
- Traditional costumes (ensembles)
- Traditional costumes (individual garments)
- Textile furniture
- Textile processing utensils
- Traditional modes of production
- Urban furniture
- Rural furniture
- Traditional crafts
- Models of traditional buildings
- Personal items
The inventory book contains 17,450 inventory units, including 288 costume ensembles.
Exhibition The Life and Culture of the Urban Populace in 19th Century Bosnia and Herzegovina is located on the upper level of the Ethnology Pavilion. Visitors can experience domestic scenes of bygone eras in the six authentic rooms displayed here.
The ground floor houses scale-model dioramas of historical industries and communities: water wheel-powered trip hammer smithy; tannery; fulling mill (textiles); mine and village in the town of Vareš; stilt-house community near Bosanska Gradiška.
Temporary exhibitions are organised on the ground floor from time to time on a variety of themes.
Lebiba Džeko, MSc
Ethnologist specialising in urban and rural crafts
Head of Department
Ethnologist specializing in traditional crafts, trades and transport