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Europe - North America - Rest of the World - Online collections

The Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece.

Bakelite Museum, Somerset, UK

The Amber Gallery/Shop

Gilbert Collection, UK

Jeffrey Museum, London, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7739 9893

Shoe Museum, Street, Somerset, UK

Cole & Son's Wallpaper Archive & Factory, London, UK

The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum, London, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7946 6131

Working Silk Museum, Braintree, Essex, UK

Museum of Costume, Bath, Avon, UK

Museum of London, UK

The Guildhall Museum (Jewelry), Rochester, Kent, UK

Button Museum, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, UK

The Royal Pump Museum (Clothing/Jewelry), Harrogate, Lancs, UK

The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France

Le Musee du Textile et des Costumes de Haute - Alsace(in French)

Complesso Monumentale di Piazetta Mondragone, Naples: Tessuti (in Italian)

Schmuckmuseum Pforzheim(Jewelry),Reuchlinhaus, Germany

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North America

Le Musee des Arts Decoratifs de Montreal, CANADA

Canadiana Costume Museum & Archives of British Columbia, CANADA

Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA

Charles Wuastum Museum of Fine Arts (Contemporary Jewelry), Racine, WI

The Franklin Mint Museum, Pennsylvania

Cooper-Hewitt Insitute of Design, New York City

The American Craft Museum, New York City

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Bysantine and Early Medieval Galleries (includes a collection of provincial Roman and barbarian jewelry), New York City

Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City

The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Winterthur Museum, Delaware

Museum for Textiles, Toronto, Ontario

Reflections of a New Era: Modernist Metalwork, 1880-1940, Minneapolis Museum of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Sage Costume Collection (late 18th C- present), Indiana Universiy, Indiana.

Patti McClain's Museum of Vintage Fashions, Walnut Creek, CA.
Tel: +1 925 944 1896

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Rest of the World

Gem Museum (houses a collection of rough minerals and crystals, fossils, faceted stones and cabochons), Mount Lavinia, SRI LANKA

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  Online collections  
Victorian Database Online

Images of Clothing Designs, Images & Fashion Plates 1500's - present

List of Worldwide Resources for Clocks, Watches, Timekeeping and Timekeepers

German Historical Museum, Berlin: Textiles & Clothing

Goldstein Museum of Costume - University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Museum of the City of New York - Uncommon Threads: Three Hundred years of NY Style
See also fashion at MCNY.

DeYoung Museum Exhibition: If the Shoe Fits

William Morris Gallery

Antique and Vintage Dress Gallery

Useful Search Engines/ Directories


Alta Vista


Dog Pile


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