An 1865 Italian-made linen garden dress with hooded cape, shown alongside a 19th Century painting from the Uffizi Gallery's Galleria d’Arte Moderna collection depicting a similar style for a collateral show at Pitti Palace in Florence, Italy. Photo: AP

Florence exhibitions examine the art-fashion dynamic, and reunite two worlds

Amid plans for a permanent fashion museum at the Pitti Palace, city-wide exhibitions exploring the relationship between two of Italy’s most significant cultural contributions have opened

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An 1865 Italian-made linen garden dress with hooded cape, shown alongside a 19th Century painting from the Uffizi Gallery's Galleria d’Arte Moderna collection depicting a similar style for a collateral show at Pitti Palace in Florence, Italy. Photo: AP
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