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Oriental Art Museum

SubordinationMuseum of Ethnography and Folk Art
Museum code51620000154
NameOriental Art Museum
AddressStr. Mihai Viteazu nr. 1
Postal code825100
E-MAIL addressmeaptulcea@yahoo.com
AccessE 87 road
Time tabletemporarily closed
DirectorSorin Ailincăi
Collection(s)Ali-Gazi-Pasha’s mosque (late 18th century) belongs to a recently restored mediaeval historical assembly hosting Oriental art collections: copper artefacts, clothes, and decorative fabrics. Panaghia House stands in the close vicinity of Ali-Gazi-Pasha’s mosque and is built in the architectural style of the Babadag of yore. The Oriental art exhibition organised in Panaghia House presents pieces belonging to the traditional folk art of the Turks and Tartars in Dobrudja, and pieces belonging to the Oriental art made in manufactures, and later, industrially. The folk art of the Turks and Tartars in Dobrudja (fabrics, embroideries, costumes, ornaments, domestic copper vessels and ceremony vessels) reflect its Oriental origins. Certain traits of this art reveal, however, the intermingling with the art of the local population in the Balkan Peninsula and in Dobrudja. The typically Oriental ornamental motifs: the "carnation", "cypress", "hyacinth", "pomegranate fruit", etc. completed by the golden and silver thread mingle in colour and decorative compositions of a special aesthetic value.
Historic Monument building Historic Monument building TL-II-m-A-06001
General profileArts
Main profileArt
WEB addresshttp://www.icemtl.ro; http://meaptulcea.wordpress.com
Contact personIuliana Titov
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