Production of textiles, clothing and footwear, personal items

Textile collection contains extremely valuable items of folk handicrafts of the Istrian peninsula, primarily related to the culture of dressing. With its rich holdings of the traditional clothing of the Croatian population, it should be emphasized the individual valuable samples of traditional costumes from Peroj, as well as the traditional clothes of the Italian minority in Vodnjan. The collection also contains tools and supplies for treating textiles, such as rare and different types of well-preserved distaffs. Besides this, the collection consists of personal items: jewelry, accessories for smokers, ornaments and more. Collection of objects created during the period from the late 19th to the end of 20the century.

Collection manager: Mirjana Margetić , curator; museum educator