The Textile Museum
Located in Washington, D.C., the museum's collections number more than 19,000 objects and span 5,000 years dating from 3,000 B.C.E. to the present. Includes a large collection of Oriental rugs as well as early Islamic textiles, Indian, Southeast Asian, Central Asian, Persian, Turkish, and Greek textiles along with textiles from China, Japan and Africa. Extraordinary holdings of pre-Columbian Peruvian textiles and extensive holdings of textiles in the modern traditions.