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September-December 2017

Muzeul din Casa Junilor
Museum in Casa Junilor
Das Museum im Junii-Haus
Múzeum a Junik Házában
Meșteșuguri din inima Brașovului
Handcrafts inside Brasov
Kronstädter Handwerk
Kézművesség Brassó szívében
Memoria fibrelor textile
Memory of textile fibres
Das Gedächtnis der gewebten Stoffe
Szövetszálak memóriája
"Braşov, oraş din poveste"
"Brasov, a city of tales"
Kronstadt als Märchenstadt
Brassó – Meseváros
Ajun de Moș Nicolae
Saint Nicholas’ Eve
Der Nikolaus meldet sich an
Szent Miklós estéje
Crăciunul în Transilvania
Christmas in Transylvania
Weihnachten in Transsilvanien
A karácsony Erdélyben
Anul Nou - noaptea magică
New Year’s Eve – a magical night
Die magische Nacht zu Neujahr
Újév – mágikus éjszaka
Feldioara: "Spiritul Iernii"
Feldioara: ‘Winter Spirit’
Marienburg: "Winterstimmung"
Földvár: A Tél Szelleme
MOIECIU – Pomana porcului
MOIECIU – Pork’s alms
Moeciu – das Dankesmahl
MOÉCS – Disznótor
Festivalul "Ziua Pietrei"
‘The Day of the Rock’ Festival
Das Festival "Der Tag des Steines"
Kő Napja Fesztivál
Vama Buzăului – Strațiune turistică de interes local
Vama Buzaului – Touristic resort of local interest
Vama Buzăului – Destination von örtlichem Interesse
Bodzavám – Helyi érdekeltségű turisztikai központ
Din Vulcan, pe Drumul Mătăsii
From Vulcan, to the Silk Road
Von Wolkendorf zur Seidenstraße
Volkányból a Selyemúton


Memory of textile fibres





     



At the Ethnographic Museum of Brasov took place the varnishing of the exhibition entitled ‘Memory of textile fibres: from manual braiding to mechanical knitting’, a very successful project, that also capitalized a museum piece from the end of the 19th century, namely a loom made in Germany by Fritz Faust company from Apolda. After spending years in the warehouses of the museum, without anyone knowing what its use was, what is it and how does it works a weaver master was contacted, who recognized it immediately and said that the loom was used for making tulle materials of 2.20 meters width.

The tulle knitting loom

‘We had it in the warehouse, but we didn’t know what it was. It is a piece of the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The loom has a cast iron casing provided with wooden beams for netting, electrically operated. The movement is printed with the cogged rollers and the driving belts. This gear entrains the knitting needles fixed on two longitudinal metal bars’, told us Ligia Fulga, Manager of the Ethnographic Museum of Brasov.
The staff of the museum made a demonstration and the loom turned on and went off without a hitch after all those years. A true masterpiece of those times.

The textile universe, in an exhibition

Alongside the knitting techniques presented in Room 1, dedicated to the textile heritage, the exhibition also touches other technical trades in the textile field, archaeologically tested as being the oldest known in the history of humanity. These are the braiding techniques using a minimalist primary equipment, such as ‘bat braiding’. In this context it is also presented the chenille braiding using the drumstick hod, attested as a handicraft practiced by the locals of the Schei neighbourhood for hundreds of years. The exhibition is worth visiting given that the development of the textile industry of Brasov may be seen.

The Museum - 50 years old

The Ethnographic Museum of Brasov celebrates this year 50 years of existence, it is a special event, an anniversary that the museum staff experiences with emotions, and also consciousness. The museum is highly appreciated in the entire country, and abroad since it hosts several heritage collections systematically enriched. The current permanent exhibition called ‘The memory of the textile fibres: from the manual braiding to mechanical knitting’ signifies a restart of the Ethnographic Museum of Brasov.






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