Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection

The Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection contains approximately 13,000 objects. You can view over 9,000 of these objects online by searching the University’s Digital Collection. Objects in the collection span the globe and centuries, from archaeological textiles from South America to contemporary Scandinavian furnishing fabrics, from American crazy quilts to African masquerade costumes.


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Resource Types

Library and Catalog

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