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Researching Textiles

The H.N. Pullar Library has a large collection of textile reference materials. The Library is open on a limited basis to the public and access is free with paid Museum admission. Visit the Library section of the Web site for more information. You may direct specific research questions to Library staff at:

There are a number of useful resources you may wish to investigate as part of your research, including local public and academic libraries, archives, community museums and other institutions with decorative arts collections. The Museum Shop has an excellent selection of books on textiles. If you are looking for a specific title, please email the Shop directly at:


Curator working in the collection.  Photo: Brent LewinVintage textiles from the Museum ShopInfo for Textile Owners