21st may – 26th september 1999
|Base of strategy of development of the collection was
exhibition of local historical processes after World War II. The collection
was intended to cover the entire area of the country to the utmost possible
extent. Centres of production of furniture were emphasized in this work.
An appropriate number of objects were intended to represent products of
known centres and chronological changes of furniture (forms, styles, etc.)
in the collection. This resulted in huge series sometimes exceeding a century
from the objects of the same workshops.
„The chart, drawn on the basis of the dated furniture
of the Museum of Ethnography, is fairly significant, since its break-points…
coincide with the major changes detected in the styles of Hungarian folk
K. Csilléry Klára: Statisztikai vizsgálatok a magyar népi
bútorok történetéhez. [Statistical Research for the History of Hungarian
Folk Furniture.] Ház és Ember 3. 1985, 188., 192–193. p.
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