From November 20, 2020, till February 10, 2021, the Museum of Islamic Culture of the Kazan Kremlin will open the exhibition “Tatars of Siberia: Relics and Collections“, created in collaboration with the museums of the Tyumen region, the official VK-Community of the event reports. The main exhibit of the exhibition is the hair from the beard of the Prophet Muhammad, a Muslim relic kept in the Tyumen Museum for almost a hundred years.
The exposition will feature the traditional costume of Siberian Tatars, jewelry, and photographs reflecting the ethnic characteristics of the Tatars living in the Tyumen region. In addition, etchings from the funds of the Kazan Kremlin Museum-Reserve, created by the engraver Emelyan Korneev in 1808, illustrate the uniqueness of the types of Siberian Tatars and their everyday life. It is noted that a special place in the exhibition is occupied by manuscripts and printed books of the late 17th – early 20th centuries in Arabic, Persian, Ottoman, and Old Tatar languages.