Schmeck Brown Gallery of the Costume and Textile Collection is
located on the third floor of MVR Hall. New dispays are installed
periodically. The display shown here features artifacts from the
Remey Collection, a wardrobe of 1930- 1933 couture.
The department of Textiles & Apparel maintains the Cornell
Costume and Textile Collection, which includes more than 9,000
items of apparel dating from the eighteenth century to the present, as well
as a substantial collection of ethnographic textiles and costume. The
collection is used for teaching and research. A gallery displaying selections from the Collection is located on the third floor
of Martha Van Rensselaer Hall, and open during normal weekday business hours when the University is in session.
You are invited to search the online
gallery featuring highlights of the Collection. Also visit the
fully searchable online Catalogue
Database created for the Cornell Costume Collection, and still
being expanded. Illustrations are gradually being added to the catalog.
If you wish to view only illustrated entries in the catalogue, be
sure to check the box labelled "photo present" in the search form.
Not only the online catalogue, but also the Collection itself is open to serious researchers by appointment.If you have questions regarding the Cornell Costume and Textile Collection,
please contact Charlotte Jirousek, Curator.