We hold an extensive archive of textiles and related materials including fine silk jacquards, rayon, velvets, mohair and woollens and worsteds dating back from over the last 150 years.
The College played a key role in the education of textile workers in the 19th century. We have an extraordinary range of work done by students and teachers: pattern books, designs, samples and more.
We offer visits, talks and workshops.
Our collection includes:
The archive recently became custodian of the archives of the Society of Dyers and Colourists, including the prestigious Turkey Red Collection.
The Archive is a valuable resource for Bradford College students and external researchers.
For further information please telephone Helen Farrar, Curator, Textile Archive on 01274 433257 or email [email protected].
Follow the Textile Archive on Twitter: @BTextileArchive Or visit the Textile Archive Website.