The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke on Trent Museums
The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery holds a regionally important collection of costume and textiles dating from the 15th Century to the present day, including:
the Bagot Collection of clothes accessories and jewellery worn by Lord and Lady Bagot including the Bagot family ceremonial and court dressings from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries;
- the Rawlence Collection, of European textiles and lace, dating from the 16th to 18th centuries;
- dolls from the Young Collection, encompassing early to mid 20th century costume dolls from around the world.
It also holds documentary evidence – photographs, dress making and knitting patterns, brochures and advertising material as well as other ephemera connected to costumes and textiles.
Bethesda Street, City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3DW
01782 232 323