As all the fashions, the crown is going to modify over the years and tastes. Before 1850, crowns are made by various materials according to the regional
fashions. Crowns have not always been in bloom : in the low guerandais Country, the bride carried a crown in metal (from XVIIIth century to 1770s) then by a crown of shell.
From 1850 but especially after 1880, the model was standardized with flowers and buttons of wax orange tree, symbols of innocence and of purity.
You will discover in the museum the story of Saint-Joachim’s Assembly shop.