Sea Chests from the holdings of the Maritime Museum of Dubrovnik Museums belong in The Collection of ship's objects in which the miscellaneous material used on board is kept. The Museum holds fourteen chests, two of which have a domed top, or baúl, on lid of a sea chest and one sailor's wickerwork hamper. Apart from items from the collection, the exhibition present one chest and one lid of a chest that are privately owned.
The objective of this exhibition is not only to present a part of the holdings never before exhibited, but also to acquaint the general public with manner of workmanship, decoration and use of sea chests and the need for really careful protection of these valuable objects.
Exhibition devised by: Ljerka Dunatov
Exhibition design: Ivona Michl