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Museums and Galleries

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London and the South of England

Cornucopia: UK Museum Collections:

Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum, Devon

British Museum, London

The Museum of Childhood, London

The Fashion and Textile Museum, London

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Warner Textile Archive, Braintree, Essex

Whithchurch Silk Mill, Hampshire


Central England

Carrow House Costume & Textile Study Centre, Norfolk

Fashion Museum, Bath

Sir Richard Arkwright’s Masson Mills, Derbyshire

Sroudwater Textile Trust, Gloucestershire


North of England 

Gallery of Costume, Manchester

Queen Street Mill and Helmshore Mill Textile Museum, Lancashire

Lewis Textile Museum, Blackburn

University of Leeds International Textiles Archive, Leeds


Glasgow Museums

National Museum of Scotland

Scottish Textile Heritage Online, Scotland

Shetland Textile Working Museum, Shetland, Scotland

Dalgarven Mill Museum of Country Life and Costume.  Ayrshire


Newtown Textile Museum, Powys, Wales  

Trefriw Woollen Mills Ltd, Conway Valley, Wales

National Wool Museum, Carmarthenshire, Wales


Network Mode-Textil (Germany)

German Textile Museum, Krefeld, Germany

Textile Museum, Washington DC, USA

The Textile Research Centre, Leiden (TRC)

Audax Textile Museum, Tilburg, Netherlands

Museum of Decorative Arts (Det Danske Kunstindustrimuseum), Copenhagen

The National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen

Textile Museum, Gross Siegharts Austria

Textile Museum, Canada

Textile Museum, Lyons, France

The Textile Museum, Cholet, France

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Antonio Ratti Textile Center, New York

Museum of Costume and Lace, Belgium


Universities and Research Institutions

Brighton University

Chelsea University of the Arts, London

Courtauld Institute of Art, London

De Montfort University, Leicester

Economic History Department, London School of Economics

Edinburgh University

Edinburgh College of Art

Glasgow University

Lancaster University

Leeds University

London college of Fashion

Manchester Metropolitan School of Art

Manchester University

Newcastle University

Northumbria University

Royal College of Art

School of History, Leeds University

School of Textiles and Design, Scotland

Textile Conservation Centre Foundation

Sussex University

Ulster University

The University College for the Creative Arts

University College, London

Warwick University

Wolverhampton University


International Institutions

Copenhagen Textile Research Centre, Denmark

Michigan University, USA

Padova University, Italy

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA

Southern Maine University, USA

Archive sites with substantial textile collections
Lancashire Record Office :

John Rylands University Library of Manchester:

Guilds and Trade Associations

The Association of Guilds of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

Knitting Industries' Federation

The Textile Institute, Manchester



The Textile Society promotes the study of textile disciplines and celebrates the history and culture of textiles, both traditional and contemporary.

Spinning the Web- useful resource for information on the Lancashire cotton industry

Textile Directory - a comprehensive resource site designed to deliver information about textile related art, craft, fashion and interiors.

The Woolworths Virtual Museum