"Les Canons de l'Elégance" an exhibition at the Museum of Army
From the 16th Century to our days, this exhibition exposes more than 200 embroideries, clothing and jewelry that once belonged to the soldiers and men of rank from our country.
This event testifies to the transmission and artisanal knowledge of our ancestors, whether in fashion or in the manufacture of weapons.
Luxury, far from being the whim of soldiers, testifies of their ranks in the society and the degree of authority they are given.
This exhibition is truly full of historical, political and fashion statements that you don’t want to miss!
Moreover, your children can also enjoy the ride with a guide during this Atelier “savoir-faire” where they can identify with their fingertips every material used for the clothes of the soldiers.From the 10 of October 2019 to the 26th of January 2020 Museum of Army, 30 minutes from Hotel Monge (metro 10) Every day from 10AM to 6PM 12 euros and free for children under 18 years old
crédit photography: @thebritishlibrary (from Unsplash)