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Textile and Costume Collection

Philadelphia Postcards

20th-century postcards focusing on the built environment of the Greater Philadelphia region. Read More

Textile Woodblocks

More than 330 textile-printing blocks likely created from the mid to late 19th century into the early 20th century, with motifs ranging from traditional Indian designs to those created for the Western market. Read More

Textile Trade Cards

Victorian Trade Cards (1880-1900) dealing with processes and products pertaining to the textile industry. Read More

Textile Industry Postcards

340 items related to the social, technological, and economic development of the textile industry in the United States, featuring trade and dyeing catalogs, business records and personal papers, advertising materials, and more. Read More