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http://www.aliakbar-maktabi-museum.com
» Ali Akbar Maktabi Ethnographic Private Sufi Museum Open in a new browser window
   Private museum containing a wide selection of arts and crafts of the nomad and tribal derviche sufi from Iran, and the Middle East. Features collection of Persian and Oriental rugs, carpets, kilims, brass, copper, silver, potteries, miniatures, textiles
   http://www.aliakbar-maktabi-museum.com
http://www.athm.org/
» American Textile History Museum Open in a new browser window
   Textiles, tours, and decorative arts are just a few of the exhibits and activities, including demonstrations and special events. Located in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States.
   http://www.athm.org/
http://www.museeduchapeau.com/
» Atelier-Musée du Chapeau Open in a new browser window
   Features the history of French hatmaking. English and French. Located in Monts du Lyonnais.
   http://www.museeduchapeau.com/
http://www.batashoemuseum.ca/
» Bata Shoe Museum Open in a new browser window
   Toronto's authority on historic, regional, and cultural footwear. Information and images of the collections, list of exhibitions, gift shop, programs and facility rentals, map, admission costs and hours of operation.
   http://www.batashoemuseum.ca/
http://www.kantcentrum.com
» Brugge Kantstad - Lace Exposition Open in a new browser window
   Founded in 1970 with main purpose to continue the lace education started in Bruges in 1717 by the Sisters Apostles. Includes displays of handmade items, demonstrations, classes and visitor information. Located in Belgium. [Dutch, French and English].
   http://www.kantcentrum.com
http://www.cooperhewitt.org/
» Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Open in a new browser window
   The only museum in the United States devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. Located in New York, New York.
   http://www.cooperhewitt.org/
http://collectionsonline.lacma.org/mwebcgi/mweb.exe?request=browpage&dept=cost
» Costume & Textiles Open in a new browser window
   The Los Angeles County Museum of Art Costumes and Textiles department houses over 50,000 objects balanced between textiles and dress.
   http://collectionsonline.lacma.org/mwebcgi/mweb.exe?request=browpage&dept=cost
http://www.derwentvalleymills.org/
» Derwent Valley Mills Open in a new browser window
   Inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List in December 2001. Future plans. Features maps, opening times and links to individual attractions. News and events section. Includes history section. Games and quiz.
   http://www.derwentvalleymills.org/
http://www.indiana.edu/~sagecoll/
» Elizabeth Sage Historic Costume Collection Open in a new browser window
   Housed at University of Indiana at Bloomington. Profile of Elizabeth Sage, list of past exhibitions, selected images from the collection.
   http://www.indiana.edu/~sagecoll/
http://www.fidm.edu/resources/museum+galleries/
» FIDM Museum & Galleries Foundation Open in a new browser window
   Houses a significant collection of over 10,000 costumes, accessories, and textiles from the 18th Century through the present day, including film and theater costume. Includes a history of the facility, details of exhibitions, events, the gift shop, and di
   http://www.fidm.edu/resources/museum+galleries/
http://www.fashionmuseum.co.uk/
» Fashion Museum Open in a new browser window
   A world-class collection of contemporary and historical dress. Located in Bath, England.
   http://www.fashionmuseum.co.uk/
http://www.ftmlondon.org/
» Fashion and Textile Museum Open in a new browser window
   Focuses on British and international fashion, and textile design from 1950 to the present day. Includes details of exhibits, hours, admission rates and membership. Located in London.
   http://www.ftmlondon.org/
http://goldstein.che.umn.edu/
» Goldstein Museum of Design Open in a new browser window
   Collections of costumes, textiles, decorative arts, and graphic design. Calendar of exhibitions, special projects, visitor information, donating and friends of the museum. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota.
   http://goldstein.che.umn.edu/
http://www.hm-ac.org
» Handweaving Museum and Arts Center Open in a new browser window
   Specializes in 20th century woven goods. Offers classes and exhibits. Located in Clayton, New York.
   http://www.hm-ac.org
http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/education/museums/helmshore/
» Helmshore Mills Textile Museum Open in a new browser window
   Official contact and visitor information. Supplied by Lancashire County Council.
   http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/education/museums/helmshore/
http://www.carpetmuseum.co.uk
» Kidderminster's Carpet Heritage Open in a new browser window
   Presenting the local history of woven carpets in Kidderminster. Exhibitions in The Weaver's Loft include a working handloom, steam-powered ship's whistle, scale model of a Brussels loom, a wooden model of the hand knotting "Turkey Work" upright
   http://www.carpetmuseum.co.uk
http://www.kci.or.jp/
» Kyoto Costume Institute - KCI Open in a new browser window
   Founded 1978. Mission statement, online archive covering 1700s-1940s, current exhibits, publications, visitor information. In-person archive research available with reservation; limited hours. [English/Japanese]
   http://www.kci.or.jp/
http://www.latimerquiltandtextile.com
» Latimer Quilt and Textile Center Open in a new browser window
   Living arts center with active quilters and weavers. It is also a quilt and textile museum with changing exhibits. Located in Tillamook, Oregon.
   http://www.latimerquiltandtextile.com
http://www.macclesfield.silk.museum/
» Macclesfield Silk Museums Open in a new browser window
   Collection features clothing from the late 18th century through the 20th century, handlooms, machinery and ancillary equipment and tools, and a pattern book archive. Includes hours, rates and directions. Located in Macclesfield, UK.
   http://www.macclesfield.silk.museum/
http://www.textilemuseum.mississippimills.com/
» Mississippi Valley Textile Museum Open in a new browser window
   Provides information on the early mills of the area, displays of period offices, artifacts and machinery. Includes details of events, workshops, hours, and admission fees. Located in Almonte, Ontario, Canada.
   http://www.textilemuseum.mississippimills.com/
http://www.musee-impression.com/
» Musee de l'Impression sur Etoffes de Mulhouse Open in a new browser window
   French textile and fashion museum offers online exhibits and information on location and special events. English and French.
   http://www.musee-impression.com/
http://www.martivicens.org
» Museum Martí Vicenç Open in a new browser window
   Exhibit of the work of Martí Vicenç', including Mallorcan fabrics Known as "Robes de Llengües".
   http://www.martivicens.org
http://www.mcny.org/collections/68.html
» Museum of the City of New York: Costumes and Textiles Open in a new browser window
   Collection of over 25,000 garments and accessories dating from the mid-18th century to the present with a documented history linking them to the New Yorkers who wore them.
   http://www.mcny.org/collections/68.html
http://www.textielmuseum.nl/
» Nederlands Textile Museum Open in a new browser window
   Textiles in art, technology, industry and design. Located in Tilburg, the Netherlands.
   http://www.textielmuseum.nl/
http://newlanark.org/
» New Lanark Open in a new browser window
   Features a restored 18th century cotton mill village in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. Includes a visitor's guide, events, directions and a location map.
   http://newlanark.org/
http://www.torpedofactory.org/galleries/potomac_crafts.htm
» Potomac Craftsmen Fiber Gallery Open in a new browser window
   The gallery is a "co-operative association of fiber artists." The site features information on the gallery, members, and upcoming exhibits. Located in Alexandria, Virginia.
   http://www.torpedofactory.org/galleries/potomac_crafts.htm
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-quarrybankmillandstyalestate/
» Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate Open in a new browser window
   Features a working cotton mill with galleries devoted to water and steam power of the late l8th century, with hands-on displays and exhibits. Includes its history, events, details of tours offered, educational resources and a visitor's guide. Located in W
   http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-vh/w-visits/w-findaplace/w-quarrybankmillandstyalestate/
http://www.rfkm.org/
» Ruddington Framework Knitters Museum Open in a new browser window
   Overview, opening times, tariffs, educational visits, volunteers, event calendar and how to find the museum.
   http://www.rfkm.org/
http://www.museosetacomo.com/
» Silk Museum Open in a new browser window
   Presentation of a true account of the history of the silk industry in Como, Italy. Offers also a calendar of previous exhibitions.
   http://www.museosetacomo.com/
http://www.massonmills.co.uk/
» Sir Richard Arkwright’s Masson Mills Open in a new browser window
   Sir Richard Arkwright's 1783 mills at Matlock Bath, Derbyshire is a working textile museum.
   http://www.massonmills.co.uk/
http://www.slatermill.org/
» Slater Mill Open in a new browser window
   Presents the Sylvanus Brown House, Historic Garden, Wilkinson Mill, Old Slater Mill. Exhibits include a rubblestone mill, machine tools, and textile industry artifacts. Located at Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
   http://www.slatermill.org/
http://www.belpernorthmill.org/
» Strutt's North Mill Belper Open in a new browser window
   The historic North Mill on the River Derwent at Belper, Derbys, UK, is one of the oldest surviving examples of industrialised water powered cotton spinning mills in the world. A World Heritage Site.
   http://www.belpernorthmill.org/
http://www.tassenmuseum.nl
» Tassenmuseum Hendrikje: Museum of Bags & Purses Open in a new browser window
   Shows the history of the lady's handbag in western culture from the late Middle Ages to present day. Located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
   http://www.tassenmuseum.nl
http://www.textilemuseum.org/
» Textile Museum Open in a new browser window
   The Washington, DC museum devoted to the handmade textile arts. Site features information on exhibitions, educational programs, textile learning center, and shop featuring gifts from around the world.
   http://www.textilemuseum.org/
http://textilemuseum.ca/
» Textile Museum of Canada Open in a new browser window
   "The only museum in Canada exclusively devoted to the collection, exhibition, and documentation of textiles from around the world." The site contains museum information and pictures of items in the collection. Located in Toronto.
   http://textilemuseum.ca/
http://www.texturalspace.com
» Textural Space Open in a new browser window
   Traveling UK exhibition of contemporary Japanese textile art.
   http://www.texturalspace.com
http://www.btinternet.com/~jend/arkwright/
» The Arkwright Society Open in a new browser window
   Providing tours of the Cromford Mill and educational services. Includes a visitor's guide, membership details and directions to the location in Derbyshire, UK.
   http://www.btinternet.com/~jend/arkwright/
http://www.costumemuseum.com/
» The Costume Museum of Canada Open in a new browser window
   Features a collection of over 35,000 artifacts related to clothing, accessories and textiles spanning over 400 years of history. Includes a virtual tour, details of exhibits, hours, admission rates, and directions to the location in Dugald, Manitoba, Can
   http://www.costumemuseum.com/
http://www.fabricworkshopandmuseum.org
» The Fabric Workshop and Museum Open in a new browser window
   Only museum in the United States creating and exhibiting new work in fabric and experimental materials in collaboration with emerging and established international artists. Includes hours, fees, and directions. Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
   http://www.fabricworkshopandmuseum.org
http://www.jimthompsonhouse.org/
» The Jim Thompson House Open in a new browser window
   House Museum and home of the founder of the Thai Silk Company, housing an exquisite Southeast Asian Art collection. Located in Bangkok, Thailand.
   http://www.jimthompsonhouse.org/
http://www.metmuseum.org/Works_Of_Art/department.asp?dep=20
» The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Antonio Ratti Textile Center Open in a new browser window
   The Met possesses one of the finest collections of textiles in the world, including archaeological fragments, silk tapestries, carpets, quilts, ecclesiastical vestments and embroidered wall panels. Located in New York, New York.
   http://www.metmuseum.org/Works_Of_Art/department.asp?dep=20
http://www.metmuseum.org/Works_Of_Art/department.asp?dep=8
» The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Costume Institute Open in a new browser window
   Presentation of more than 75,000 costumes and accessories from seven centuries and five continents including 18th century menswear and 20th century haute couture. Located in New York, New York.
   http://www.metmuseum.org/Works_Of_Art/department.asp?dep=8
http://www.irishlacemuseum.com
» The Sheelin Irish Lace Museum Open in a new browser window
   The Sheelin Irish Lace Museum in picturesque County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland houses one of Ireland's finest displays of Antique Irish Lace, each piece carefully chosen for its intricate workmanship and quality.
   http://www.irishlacemuseum.com
http://www.lwl.org/LWL/Kultur/wim/S/bocholt/English_version/
» The Textile Museum Bocholt Open in a new browser window
   Fully functional replica mill demonstrates typical work conditions in the textile industry from 1900 to 1960. Includes opening hours, admission rates and directions. Located in Bocholt, Germany. [German and English]
   http://www.lwl.org/LWL/Kultur/wim/S/bocholt/English_version/
http://www.moulin.ca/
» Ulverton Woollen Mills Open in a new browser window
   Features exhibits about the pre-industrial and industrial production of woolen fibers and threads, and a restaurant-bistro. Includes rates, hours, photos, directions and a location map. Located in Ulverton, Quebec, Canada.
   http://www.moulin.ca/
http://www2.ctahr.hawaii.edu/costume/
» University of Hawaii at Manoa: Historic Costume Collection Open in a new browser window
   This collection is divided into Asian, Ethnic, Hawaiian, and Western subcategories. The site has information about exhibits and the Textiles and Clothing Program.
   http://www2.ctahr.hawaii.edu/costume/
http://www.rrsdiscovery.com/index.php?pageID=130
» Verdant Works Open in a new browser window
   Working jute mill in Dundee, Scotland features original machinery, computer displays and hands-on interactives. Features tour guides, a gift shop and cafe. Open all year.
   http://www.rrsdiscovery.com/index.php?pageID=130
http://www.weverijmuseum.nl/
» WeverijMuseum Geldrop Open in a new browser window
   Located in the spinning factory of Wollenstoffenfabriek A,van den Heuvel with original equipment. Displays photographs within the different stages of weaving and construction types of materials. Located in the Netherlands.
   http://www.weverijmuseum.nl/
http://www.millmuseum.org
» Windham Textile and History Museum Open in a new browser window
   Features a virtual tour and an activities page for children. Includes hours and admission rates. Located in Willimantic, Connecticut, United States.
   http://www.millmuseum.org

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