It’s all about the details in this latest exhibition at the bag and purse museum. Accessories are a Girl’s Best Friend shows the accessory collection of the Rijksmuseum. Find special umbrellas, hats, hair accessories, scarfs, gloves, shoes and panties that people wore through the ages.
Accessories are a Girl’s Best Friend
Some of the items are purely practical, others where the first real accessories of their time. Who used them and why? All of this will be explained as you walk through the museum. You will find out the special meaning behind wearing some of the simplest things and be amazed at how much fashion has changed throughout the years. See the iconic parasols, purses, dance booklets and hand fans from various centuries and learn the meaning behind these accessories.
Museum of Bags and Purses
In the Southern Canal Belt
The Museum of Bags and Purses is probably one of the most unique museums in Amsterdam. They have over 5000 objects on display and with that it is the biggest collection of handbags in the world. Some of the pieces in the museums collection are very old, some even come from the 16th-century! The Museum …
Museum of Bags & PursesAddress
16 September 2017
27 January 2018