Decorative Textiles and Fabrics
This glimpse into the Hillwood Museum and Garden’s textile collection includes links to images of tapestries, lace, costumes, and Russian Ecclesiastical textiles. Beautiful! The collection can be seen in Washington, D.C.
Textiles as Art
An engaging article by Mary Hunt Kahlenberg about collecting, preserving, and displaying textiles, from The Collector's Guide to the Art of New Mexico.
The National Gallery of Art provides this look at their collection of American textiles. Included are representative examples of the handiwork of American women of colonial and later times, articles made by professional weavers, as well as fabrics produced by textile mills in America's early years of industrialization. Click on the links to see larger images.