Musée de la Mode et du Textile

4. Musée de la Mode et du Textile

in the Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Today, the museum occupies 9,000 square meters and displays approximately 6,000 items at any time. It draws from its collections of works representing the history of costume from the French Regency period to the present (16,000 costumes and 35,000 fashion accessories), and textiles from the 7th century onwards (30,000 works), as well as examples of interior design, furniture, objets d’arts, wallpaper, tapestry, ceramic art, glassware, and toys from the Middle Ages to the present.

Since: 1905
Size of Collections: 81,000
Yearly Visitors:
Staff: Pamela Golbin (Chief Curator, 20th-cent. collections), Véronique Belloir (19th century curator), Denis Bruna (pre-19th century curator)