Textile Museum

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Textile Museum

 

 

 

The Textile Museum of Canada, located Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is the only Canadian museum dedicated to the collection, exhibition, and documentation of textiles.

 


Founded in 1975 by Max Allen and Simon Waegemaekers, the Textile Museum has a permanent collection of more than 12,000 textiles from around the world. Covering 2,000 years of textile history, the collection includes fabrics, ceremonial cloths, garments, carpets, quilts and related artifacts.

 

textile being

 

 

Quiltsts

Canadian Tapestry: The Fabric of Cultural Diversity, one of the museumís digitization projects, provides online access to 7,000 artifacts and a second phase will provide access to an additional 3,500 items.

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Uzbek fabric

 

Erehwon 2002 - Al Kijama

 

detail


Textile Maps

 

Asia

 

Africa

 

Australia

 

North America

 

South America


Afghanistan Carpets

 

classic design

 

 

Islamic scene

 

 

influenced by the long war years

 

Twin Towers theme

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