textile collection

Uravitch, Katy
July 2009
Surface Design Journal;Summer2009, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p50
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the Textile Museum, established by collector George Hewitt Myers in 1952, in Washington, D.C. The museum stores more than 18,000 objects, which include 480 carpets and 3,500 textiles that Myers purchased from different countries, including Oriental carpets, Japanese and Guatemalan textiles. It also conducts textile exhibitions taken from its collection, such as "Constructed Color: Amish Quilts."


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