ROM Textiles & Fashions

From prehistory through to the present day, textile production has been a fundamental part of human existence. ROM Textiles & Fashions presents the rich heritage of textiles and fashion from around the world, drawing on the ROM’s collection of 50,000 fragile and sensitive objects and our extensive curatorial expertise. Rotating exhibits of weaving, needlework, printed and archaeological textiles, and silks related stories that interweave cultures and societies and record intimate histories, politics and ingenious innovation.

ROM Textiles & Fashions explores the fascinating world of global textiles and fashions.

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Category: Blog Post

Hunting trophy. Victorian jewelry. Conservation symbol.

Category: Blog Post
Museum Monday with Melissa

It was great to see so many new and familiar faces celebrating the Day of the Dead at #FNLROM this past Friday. 

Photo of a dino

There is so much to see and do this week ! 

Category: Event

With a focus on the upcoming Asafo Flags exhibition, ROM staff from the Textiles and Fashion and World Cultures Departments will present the many steps undertaken from the initial proposal of an exhibition to the final installation of the textile and fashion artifacts in the Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles and Costume.