Resources

AntMuseums, Institutions and Societies 

American Folk Art Museum

The Bata Shoe Museum

Chicago History Museum

Colonial Williamsburg

The Costume Society of America

The Costume Society United Kingdom

The Costumer's Manifesto

Daughters of the American Revolution

Fashion Institute of Technology

Fashion Museum

Fenimore Art Museum

German Historical Museum

The Henry Ford

ITAA

The Kyoto Costume Institute

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Costume and Textiles

Manchester Art Gallery             

Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute        

Mint Museum

Musèè McCord Museum   

Museum of Fashion

Museum of Fine Arts Boston Textile and Fashion Arts 

Museum of London Dress and Fashion               

The Ohio State University

Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation

Philadelphia Museum of Art Costume and Textiles

Rijks Museum

Shippensburg University Fashion Archives Museum

Shoe Icons Virtual Museum

Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Valentine Richmond History Center

The Victoria and Albert Museum

Vintage Fashion Guild

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Winterthur Textile and Needlework    

 

Historical Fashion Books

Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century
The Corset: A Cultural History
What Clothes Reveal: The Language of Clothing in Colonial and Federal America
Clothing Through American History: The Federal Era through Antebellum (1786-1860)
Victorian and Edwardian Fashion: A Photographic Survey
The Dictionary of Fashion History
Cloth and Costume 1750-1800, Cumberland County Pennsylvania
Wedded Perfection: Two Centuries of Wedding Gowns
Your Vintage Keepsake: A CSA Guide to Costume Storage and Display