The Metropolitan Museum of Art reveals the fascinating dialogue between fashion and medieval art, examining fashion's ongoing engagement with the devotional practices and traditions of Catholicism and highlighting the enduring influence of liturgical vestments on designers. A unique opportunity to discover the heavenly creations of papal robes and accessories such as rings and tiaras, from the Sistine Chapel sacristy, many of which have never been seen outside The Vatican. In addition, approximately 150 ensembles, primarily womenswear, from the early 20th century to the present is shown in the medieval galleries and The Met Cloisters alongside religious art from The Met collection, providing an interpretative context for fashion's engagement with Catholicism.
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