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.

What's New

Category: Event
Museum Week 2015 in 10 days!

Join us for a #MuseumWeek tweet-up on Sunday March 29th!

Category: Exhibition
Viva Mexico! Clothing and Culture

The vibrant costumes of Mexico explode with colour and bold Mexican style!

Category: Blog Post
Ella Martin instructs a group of students. ROM Archives SC82

In honour of International Women’s Day, the ROM Library and Archives highlights a number of the many women whose work at the ROM made advances in science, art, and museology.