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Fashion Merchandising: Museums

Use this guide for locating journals, books, and reference materials related to Fashion Merchandising at Fontbonne University

Textile Museums

American Textile History Museum
Several rare and unusual published resources of interest to students of western dress and fashion from the 19th to the early 20th-century. Includes historical surveys as well as manufacturers' booklets and samples.

Textiles | Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Focus is on textiles of all types, especially on design elements.

Textile Museum
Collections number more than 18,000 objects and span 5,000 years, dating from 3,000 B.C.E. to the present

Costume Museums

Other Museums

Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto
Collection devoted to shoes from all time periods and from all over the world.
National Museum of American History
Collections page provides links to "Clothing and Accessories" and "Textiles" which display images. Entire image collection is searchable.

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