Portfolio Category: Collections

Interior textile collection

The collection of interior textiles attests to a wide spread and a wide variety of their name. The functions of these pieces are multiple, they often temporarily fulfill different roles. The collection represents the traditions of all the districts of the Republic of Moldova, as well as of Bessarabia. Classified on the basis of the…
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Ethnographic collection

The basis of ethnographic collections was put by Albina Osterman (1892-1936). They consisted of donations and acquisitions. An important source was the annual agricultural exhibitions in different localities of Bessarabia, where patrons bought from craftsmen the most successful and representative ethnographic pieces for the museum. The republican exhibitions of folk art from 1957 and 1959,…
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The numismatic collection

The numismatic collection mirrors the monetary circulation on the territory of present-day Moldova from antiquity to the present. The numismatist A. Nudelman contributed to the research and verification of treasures during the years 1945-1970. The most precious from the ancient period are the Greek treasures of silver drachmas of Istria and Tire from the village…
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The botanical collection

The Botanical Collection contains herbs, seeds, and molds. The herbarium from the end of the century is of interest. 19th century and the standard herbarium of higher plants in the Republic of Moldova (1948-1985). The entomological collection from Bessarabia from the beginning of the century is of scientific interest. twentieth century, collected, annotated and systematized…
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