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Textiles and Clothing

The textile collection consists of fabrics, clothing and accessories from around the world. Many of these items were collected by the Billings Family and the Rockefeller Family during their travels to places like India, China, Greece, Mexico and Japan.

Highlights from the collection:

 
MABI 13696, Dress by Claire McCardell, c. 1950

MABI 13696, Dress by Claire McCardell, c. 1950

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Clothing
MABI 13696, Dress by Claire McCardell, c. 1950

 
MABI 9408, Chinese slippers for bound feet, c. late 19th century

MABI 9408, Chinese slippers for bound feet, c. late 19th century

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Shoes
MABI 9408, Chinese slippers for bound feet, c. late 19th century

 
MABI 9422, Hat from Italy, c. 1960s

MABI 9422, Hat from Italy, c. 1960s

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Hats
MABI 9422, Hat from Italy, c. 1960s

 
MABI 12965, Embroidered Tablecloth from India, c. 1963

MABI 12965, Embroidered Tablecloth from India, c. 1963

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Tablecloths
MABI 12965, Embroidered Tablecloth from India, c. 1963

 
MABI 8088, Rug, Caucasus Region, c. 1850

MABI 8088, Rug, Caucasus Region, c. 1850

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Rugs
MABI 8088, Rug, Caucasus Region, c. 1850

Did You Know?

A group of 13 people sit in earnest conversation on the wicker chairs of a sunlit porch, vibrant green woods behind them. NPS Photo.

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