Easter Eggs from Moravia (Ostereier aus Mähren)
25 February – 29 April 2007, Ethnographic Museum Schloss Kittsee, Austria
Exhibition-Catalogue at www.schloss-kittsee.at
fig.: Contemporary Easter eggs with batik print, West Moravia (cities Telč, Třebíč, Tišnov); Collection of the Ethnographic Institute, Moravian Museum Brno (Czech Republic)

The exhibition presents around 350 Easter eggs from Moravia and the different methods of printing. Eggs have a universal meaning in different cultures, from the Old Egypts, the Greeks, the American Indians, China, to Central Europe: eggs are symbols for life. In West-Moravia and Bohemia (Czech) people uses red color to express power, life and to protect against evil. next>>>