Asian textile links

Cotton, block-printed with mordant, and dyed red and brown. Northwest India, traded to Egypt, 13th century, Newberry collection, Ashmolean Museum (EA1990.640).

Cotton, block-printed with mordant, and dyed red and brown. Northwest India, traded to Egypt, 13th century. Newberry collection, Ashmolean Museum (EA1990.640).

A selection of links to textile-related museums, societies, forums and other websites.



Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK

The British Museum, London, UK

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK

Harris Museum, Preston, UK

Horniman Museum, London, UK

Macclesfield Silk Museums, Macclesfield, UK

Musem of East Asian Art, Bath, UK

Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, UK

International Textile Collection, Leeds, UK. Please note this is not a museum, but an archive collection which will display occasionally.

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK


Abegg Stiftung, Riggisberg (near Bern), Switzerland

Kunsthistorischesmuseum, Vienna, Austria

Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, Germany

Le Musée Guimet, Paris, France

Musee du Quai Branly, Paris, France

Museum for East Asian Art, Cologne, Germany

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Royal Armoury Museum, Stockholm, Sweden

North America

The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, California, USA

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York, USA

The Textile Museum, Washington, DC, USA

Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, Canada

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, USA


Calico Museum of Textiles, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India


Asia House, London

Oriental Rug and Textile Society of Great Britain

Oxford Asian Textile Group

The Textile Society

Other websites

HALI Magazine

Tribal Textiles

Asian Textile Studies

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