THE LOVELY AND MYSTERIOUS MANTON DE MANILA: WHY YOU MUST SEE HER EXHIBITED

THE LOVELY AND MYSTERIOUS MANTON DE MANILA: WHY YOU MUST SEE HER EXHIBITED »

13 May, 2024
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Originating from the Far East, the Manton de Manila was for three centuries an exquisite "passenger"on board the Galleon de Manila, wowing fans wherever it disembarked, in New Spain and in "old" Spain. Long after the GalleonTrade was discontinued, the Manton still keeps on stealing the hearts of Spanish fashionistas as well as aficionados of fine fashion around the world for its elegance and femininity, and of course for the long and intriguing history behind the shawl.

THE SEAFARING AMBASSADOR OF SPANISH MARITIME GLORY »

14 Feb, 2018
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"The galleon is warmly welcomed wherever she goes. It is an iconic vessel, embodying the history of Spanish conquest of the New World, and a major tourist attraction"