Traditional Kalymnian House

Description

This is a private owned folk museum, founded by Mrs. Faneromeni Skylla. It is located in the southern side of the monastery of Saint Savvas in the region of Vothynoi.

The exhibits include local costumes, bridal dresses, houseware, a loom, a spindle, a hand mill, pottery jugs and traditional furniture, like the krevatos, the large family bed with a baby cot above it. Visitors can also see old coins, books, letters, weapons and swords. The visitor has the opportunity to see how life was organized in a traditional urban house, towards the end of the 19th and beginning of 20th century.

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