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Interior of the living quarters housing authentic medieval utensils and interior furnishings of rich Russia house of the XVIIth century

The interior of rich living quarters of the XVIIth century has been reconstructed according to the documents, using original items in two rooms, the purpose of which is not clear, though it is known that they have survived in initial architectural forms of the XVIIth century.

In the reception-room there is a tile stove, a table of Russian work, typical for the XVIIth century, a wooden cypress trunk on curved legs, a Dutch rose and black wooden folding wardrobe, a sideboard.

In the cabinet one would notice the secretaire, boxes and trunks for papers, a globe and chess.

In a separate showcase there are rare manuscript and printed books of the XVIIth century, i.e. the  manuscript ABC book of 1693, belonging to Tsarevich Alexis Petrovich,  the "Medicine for Soul" book adorned with graceful miniatures and Grammar by Melety Smotritsky of 1648.

Interior of the cabinet with authentic medieval utensils and interior furnishings of rich Russia house of the XVIIth centuryChildren's chairPortrait (parsuna) Copper pendant ink-pots

Mica lanternMetal forged painted chestStove covered with ornamented tilesTriptych with icons of Archangel Michael, Christ Emmanuel and Archangel Gabriel