The Historic Costume & Textiles Collection is a scholarly and artistic resource of apparel and textile material culture. The 11,500+ holdings encompass a range of three dimensional objects such as textiles and articles of clothing and accessories for men, women, and children, including national dress costume, from the mid-18th century to contemporary 21st century designers.
Visitors are welcome to tour exhibitions when they are on display in gallery spaces. Dates and locations of exhibits can be found on the exhibits page or you may contact us for upcoming information on exhibitions, programs, and events.
The Collection is available to researchers by appointment only, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call or email to make arrangements.