The ethnographic collection with the old kitchen (Room No 2)
This is the oldest part of the monastery where the Augustinian monks used to live. At that time, this was a small monastery with a kitchen, dining room and 4, 5 smaller rooms upstairs which were connected through the staircase leading into the small church (today's sacristy).
To the right there is a Narentine lađica (also trupica – a small flat bottom boat) over 250 years old. The shape of the boat is interesting as it is adapted to the conditions of the Neretva basin. Lađica is used even today - loaded with fruit and vegetables and navigated through marsh areas, narrow and tiny canals and shallow waters, it is difficult to overturn.
The ethnographic collection (the old kitchen) boasts a great number of authentic exhibits: a loom at which women used to weave blankets, clothes and rugs; distaffs for spinning wool; combs (cards) for disentangling wool; knife blades, a leather vessel for drinks village people used to carry around; kitchen utensils for the preparation of food; two trunks one of which is more than 300 years old.
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