The Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection

Kasemeyer, Rrebecca S.
October 2007
Surface Design Journal;Fall2007, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p50
Trade Publication
The article offers information about the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection (HLATC) which is housed at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. The HLATC consists of over 13,000 textiles and costumes, from early Pre-Columbian and Coptic archaeological textiles to contemporary fiber art. It features several works of art, including needlework, printed and woven pieces, and embroidery stencils. The collection can be used for research and instruction in the study of textiles.


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