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Textile Scholarship



We are defining the field of textile studies and conservation through our publications, scholarly programs, and academic collaborations. Scholars can take advantage of our online resources, as well as materials in our library and study center.

Featured Publications

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The Textile Museum Journal

The museum publishes the journal each fall, presenting new scholarship on textiles from around the world.

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Exhibition Publications

The museum produces catalogues for select exhibitions. Browse our past exhibitions to find titles available for purchase.

Digital Resources

Access our scholarship or support your own research with these free resources on textiles.  

Research Opportunities

Scholars and students can make an appointment to study works in our collections.