Textile Resources

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Featured Textiles from Our Collection

Read about some of the highlights of our collection through the research of our staff and volunteers.

Former Assistant Curator Diana Zlatanovski creating a sleeve of archival tissue for a garment that will help ensure proper handling, storage, and display. Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection Advanced Home Textile Care Workshop, March 2010.
Textile Care

Learn about best practices for caring for your own textiles at home!

Ruth Ketterer Harris, first curator of the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection, inspecting a woven textile in early collection storage space

Ruth Ketterer Harris in early HLATC storage space

Ruth Ketterer Harris Library

Visit the Ruth Ketterer Harris Library to see the extensive collection of books and journals devoted to the study of textiles and design.

Entrance of Ruth Davis Design Gallery
External Resources

Explore more local, national, and international textile institutions and resources.