State-of-the-art Textiles Storage

Housing more than 8,000 textiles from the Pitt Rivers Museum and 4,500 from the Ashmolean Museum, the new Collections Teaching & Research Centre in Oxford will contain one of the world’s most important textile collections, with early Māori Cloaks, arctic intestine garments, Pharaonic linen weaving from c.2800 BC, over 1,000 early Islamic embroideries, and seventeenth-century English embroideries. New accessible storage in the Centre will allow for stabilising, researching, conserving and examining these incredible collections.

Planned opening 2025.