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This museum houses collections of textiles, costumes, clothing and accessories, most of them of Venetian origin, embellished with embroidery and lace that highlight the artisan art of the time of which the Venetians were very proud. The creations of weavers, tailors, lace makers, embroiderers, etc. they were real works of art, sumptuous and elegant. Many of the collections come from the Correr, Guggenheim, Cini museums and the now suppressed International Center of Arts and Costumes in Palazzo Grassi; in the library, there are 13,000 figurines dating back to the time span from 1700 to 1900.

Everything was exhibited by relating the changes in clothing with the change in tastes and styles of furnishings.

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