Five identical ornaments are embroidered in many-coloured silk threads and gold metal thread on the two ends of the white towel.  The roundish composition in the centre of a boat-like image in colourful/many-coloured   threads is surrounded with coniferous branches, flowers and leaves.  The towel ends have a row of cypresses alternated with a flower and a house above the linear pattern made in metal thread. Collection : Ethnographic collection Exposition : Period : Modern Era Era : end of the 19 [...]

The apron has a remarkable composition with an image of a cross adorned with flowers in the centre, which is framed by images of equal-armed crosses and stars.  The carpet-like composition is outlined  by a band of many-coloured lozenges.  Images of flowery sprouts symbolizing fertility decorate the apron in the part that embraces the abdomen. Collection : Ethnographic collection Exposition : Period : Modern Era Era : 19th century Location : Vaspurakan Place : Material : Wool Inventar # : 644

The velvet dress consists of two parts. The bust is open and it has buttons. Both parts have vegetal patterns in many colours. The lining is made of white cotton cloth. Collection : Ethnographic collection Exposition : Armenian Traditional Costume 18th – 19th cc. Period : Modern Era Era : 1880 Location : Upper Armenia (Bardzr Hayk) Place : Arabkir Material : Silk Inventar # : 885, 886

The unique outfit is made of green velvet is embroidered in gold thread. Double snakes-dragons and stylized trees of life are luxuriously embroideredon the two fronts and sleeves. The inner dress is made of sky blue silk decorated with embroidered branches and baskets and edges with laces. The silk brassiere is decorated with floral motifs. Collection : Ethnographic collection Exposition : Armenian Traditional Costume 18th – 19th cc. Period : Modern Era Era : 19th century Location : Upper Armeni [...]

Episodes from the life of Christ - the Annunciation, the Baptism and the Adoration of the Magi -  are embroidered on the light greenish foundation.  The scenes are divided from each other by columns, the capitals of which are decorated with the heads of winged angels. Collection : Ethnographic collection Exposition : Treasures of the Armenian Church Period : Modern Era Era : 1723 Location : Diaspora Communities Place : Smyrna Material : Silk Inventar # : 1726

The flat-woven carpet that consists of one complete piece is made in the complex technique of twining.  Images of big dragons in four rows decorate the surface of the flat-weaving.  The scales of the body of the dragons, their eyes and tails are emphasized.  Images of two-headed birds are woven near the dragons.  The flat-woven carpet ends in a netted edge. Collection : Ethnographic collection Exposition : Armenian Carpets Period : Modern Era Era : late 19th century Location : Artsakh Place : Ha [...]

Two narrative scenes are represented in embroidery on a quadrangular piece of fine silk cloth of white colour.  The scene of Christ’s Resurrection is depicted on one half of the cover. In the foreground of the domed temple symbolizing Jerusalem are the myrrh-bringing women who came to the grave of Jesus and saw the empty grave in surprise.  Two of the women hold chalices with the myrrh for anointment in their hands, the third women holds a scroll-like object. On the left is the empty grave with [...]

The altar curtain of the church is a quadrangular piece of green satin, with additions in red silk at the right and left borders, and sumptuous embroidery. In the centre of the embroidered altar curtain of the church, Hripsimé, the saint virgin nun, is shown standing in the three-domed arch surrounded by floral ornamentation.  Her head is crowned, and has a halo.  Her hands are extended in the praying gesture.  There is an inscription around her head: “Saint virgin Hripsimé with the thirty-seven [...]

Medallion with the image of priest Ter Stepanos, Gold, ivory, weight: 19.76 gm, HMA 18179. Collection : Numismatic collection Exposition : Period : Era : Location : Place : Material : Gold Inventar # : 18179