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.
The museum publishes the journal each fall, presenting new scholarship on textiles from around the world.
The museum publishes catalogs for select exhibitions. Browse our past exhibitions to find titles available for purchase.
Access our scholarship or support your own research with these free resources on textiles.
Scholars and students can make an appointment to study works in our collections.
In addition to our curatorial staff, the museum is supported by research associates who enhance scholarship related to The Textile Museum Collection.
Sumru Belger Krody, senior curator, The Textile Museum Collection
Shelley Burian, Lisa and Bernard Selz Curator
Lee Talbot, curator, The Textile Museum Collection
Carol Bier, research associate, Islamic textiles
Walter B. Denny, Charles Grant Ellis Research Associate for Oriental Carpets
Thomas J. Farnham, research associate for Charles Grant Ellis Archives
Michael Franses, research associate, oriental carpets
David W. Fraser, research associate, Southeast Asian textiles
Mattiebelle Gittinger, research associate, Southeast Asian textiles
Ann Pollard Rowe, research associate, Indigenous American textiles
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