It shows a unique invention of Michael Thonet, who drove the method of wood bending from handcraft to industry. His products from bentwood had been a fashion hit in decorating from the middle of the 19th century till the end of World War I, and were found in bourgeoisie apartments, coffeehouses, inns, peasants’ homes, as well as in castles. After the patent expiry in 1869, factories were established all around Austro-Hungarian Monarch, among others also in Slovenia. Among them the factory in Duplica near Kamnik operated the longest.
You can find more about the exhibition in publications by Marko Lesar nad Zora Torkar: Thonetovo pohištvo na Slovenskem.