Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection: Digital Collection
PublisherBoard of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
Resource TypesLibrary and Catalog
DescriptionThe Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection is a teaching collection of over 13,000 textile artifacts based in the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Images for over 9,000 items in the collection are searchable in the freely-available Digital Collection. Objects in the collection span 16 centuries and more than 100 countries, from archaeological textiles from South America to contemporary Scandinavian furnishing fabrics, from American crazy quilts to African masquerade costumes.