The museum reveals a history of very unexpected way in which the muse is none other than the Virgin Mary! On the occasion of the exhibition "Icon Mode", the Museum of Textile sreveals a history of fashion very unexpected. For the face of this creation-there is none other than the Virgin Mary.
For nearly six hundred and fifty years, the statues of the Virgin possessed a true wardrobe,consisting of majestic costumes, glittering with jewels and pearls, given by the sovereign orthe simple faithful. Recently, big names in Haute Couture have designed new clothes for a statue of the Black Virgin of Toulouse.