MOSCOW (QHA) -

Exhibition “Haytarma. Crimean Tatar Art” to be held in the State Museum of Oriental Art in Moscow on June 4-29, press-service of the museum reports.

The exhibition was organized by Russia Ministry of Culture together with Mardjani Foundation.

“Protean and rich art of Crimean Tatars will be presented to public, among the exhibits there are jewelry, embroidery, textiles, paintings, graphic works, ceramics, renovations of national costumes, rugs, antique photographs and postcards. The exhibition includes works of traditional art of XIX - early XX centuries, as well as works of modern artists”- the Museum announced.

Among the exhibits, there are works of Crimean ceramists Rustem Skibin, Eldar Gusenov, Marina Kukurchi, master of embroidery Elvira Osmanova and others.

Note: The State Museum of Oriental Art is one of the largest cultural educational institutions of the Russian Federation. In 1977 it acquired the status of the research educational institutions of the 1st category and on 18th December 1991 by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation it was attributed to the most valuable objects of the cultural heritage of Russia.

The Mardjani Foundation for Support and Development of Research and Cultural Programs, named in honour of the eminent Tatar scholar and Muslim theologian Shihabutdin Mardjani (1818 - 1889) was founded in 2006.

As a non-governmental non-profit private operating organization supports original research projects in all branches of humanities, arts and social sciences concerned with the historical heritage of Islam in Russia and Eurasia.

 

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