A museum dedicated to the craft of hand block printing, in Jaipur, India.
Olive Matthews collection containing dress, textiles, beadwork purses, lace, embroidery and needlework accessories.
The Crafts Study Centre has a collection and archive of twentieth century British Crafts. It also has an on-going exhibition and events programme.
Telling the fascinating story of the Victorian needle industry, Forge Mill has also become a regional centre for textile enthusiasts in Worcestershire with a varied and lively annual programme of temporary exhibitions and one day textile workshops.
The Geffrye Museum explores the home from around 1600 to the present day, focusing on the living rooms of the urban middle classes in England, particularly London.
We manage 18 museums across Hampshire, and advise many more. We are the lead museum for the South East hub. We have a large dress and textiles collection, held centrally in Winchester, displays across the county, and have a team of staff and volunteers available to show groups and individuals items in store.
The Harris has a Costume & Textile Collection which includes over 6,000 items of historic and contemporary clothing, textiles and fashion plates.Highlights include women’s wear from the 1800s, a complete set of Forbes Watson’s Textiles Manufactures of India (1866) and a collection of Horrockses Fashions dresses
Textiles from Africa, Asia, North America, The Pacific and the largest European folk art collection in the UK
Includes 20,500 items of costume and textiles, some pre-1700 and excavated material
The Museum collection originates from the the Trade Union, Labour and Co-operative History Society. It includes one of the world’s largest collections of historic trade union and political banners and is the UK’s leading authority on the conservation and study of banners. Banners and other items from our textile collection relating to the theme of the museum are on display throughout the galleries
Includes plastics, composite and smart materials as well as looms and sewing machines
Trowbridge Museum and Art Gallery tells the story of the once dominant, but now vanished West of England woollen cloth industry. It holds an extensive collection about the woollen cloth industry
The International Textile Collection is made up of several distinct collections of world textiles, with a strength in Asian textiles. It dates from Ancient Egyptian to the present day, with the greater part covering the 19th and early 20th centuries.
The V&A Museum of Childhood aims to encourage everyone to explore the themes of childhood past and present and develop an appreciation of creative design through our inspirational collections and programmes
Collection of over 5,000 textiles spanning 2,000 years on display in the galleries. Sample online some of the best textiles for historical research and reference. Use the Access to Images database to find images and information about textiles and dress in the collection