The Museum of the textile and the ancient custom is in the historical center of the city of Spoleto. The Museum is located in the floor of the Palace Rosaries - Spada, one of the most important historical level. Even today you can admire the coffered ceiling and the original wall friezes. The Museum was founded following the donation of Portuguese Lucia to allow the use of his private collection. The collection traces the history of costume and textile heritage from the fourteenth to the twentieth century, highlighting the decorative techniques. The collection consists of artifacts from all over Italy and abroad, including France, England, Austria, the Balkans, Turkey, China, Russia and the United States. Surely of great value are set in velvet and silk red and the male and female attires in Napoleonic style. In particular, the collection preserves the empire style dress belonged to Bleschamps Alexandrine Bonaparte, Napoleon's sister. Other artifacts tracing the history of popular southern Umbria and are inspired by the paintings of artists such as Giotto, Duccio di Boninsegna, Ghirlandaio and Leonardo da Vinci. The museum hosts temporary exhibitions related to the theme and the museum collection.

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Via delle Terme, 5
06049 Spoleto


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