9: An Annotated List of Reference Websites
Decorative Arts: Clothing, Textiles, and Domestic Arts - Arts, Fine and Decorative
The Costumer’s Manifesto
Site about costumes and textiles can be searched by country, time
period. Extensive links to commercial and non-commercial sites
include international costume collections, history, and organizations.
HEARTH is a core electronic collection of books and journals in
Home Economics and related disciplines published between 1850 and
@rt Department: Textile Arts – Fiber Arts
“Princeton Online” (municipal site for Princeton, NJ)
department with extensive links to textile exhibitions, information,
and resources. Advertiser-supported.
Extensive list of links and resources for history of quilts and
Studies in Western Tapestry
Includes information, bibliographic resources, and scholarly articles
about tapestry and textiles.
Located in Washington, D.C., the Museum is dedicated to research,
conservation, and education about textiles and their cultural significance.
A browseable dictionary subdivided into: Cotton Fibres, Standard
Worsted and Wool Fibres, Standard Silk and Silk Imitation Fibres,
Specialty Fibres, Plant Fibres, Manmade Fibres, and Miscellaneous