The Adorned Body: French Fashion and Jewellery 1770–1910 from the Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris

Lieu Hong Kong
Date 2024

Manifesto has initiated of the exhibition The Adorned Body: French Fashion and Jewellery 1770–1910 from the Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris presented at the Hong Kong Palace Museum.

The Adorned Body: French Fashion and Jewellery 1770–1910 from the Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris. From June 26 to October 14, 2024 at the Hong Kong Palace Museum. Find out more.

Spanning from the late 18th to the early 20th century, nearly 400 stunning pieces of French costumes, jewellery, and fashion accessories demonstrate the power of clothing and adornment to transform the body and define social status. The exhibition is divided into five sections: Court Splendour (1770–1790), Sense and Sensibility (1810–1830), Tradition and Innovation (1850–1860), The Birth of Luxury (1880), and The Belle Époque (1890–1910). It highlights the fascinating stories about the evolution of fashion and jewellery in France and the interplay of cultures that shaped French fashion.

The exhibition is jointly organised by the Musée des Arts Décoratifs and the Hong Kong Palace Museum.
Cathay is the Travel Partner of the Exhibition.
Exhibition Facilitator: Foundation for Art and Culture
An Exhibition initiated by Manifesto Expo

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