Gradoli. Museum of Costume Farnesano

The Museum of Costume Farnesano is located inside the Palazzo Farnese in Gradoli and presents a collection of clothes and accessories that illustrates the history of fashion in Tuscia between the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries.

The costumes were created inspired by the paintings of the sixteenth-century frescoes of the Palazzo Farnese in Caprarola and accessories such as linens, jewelry, gloves, and fans are also exhibited. In a small room you will find the necessary tools to process hemp and wool: the frame, the spindles, the bobbins, scissors.

The collection also includes a items of arms and armour.

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