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Fashion Research Centre: Bath & North East Somerset Heritage Services Division
4 Circus
Bath

BA1 2EW
Contact
Telephone: 01225 477 752
Fax: 01225 444 793
Email: costume_enquiries@bathnes.gov.uk

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Overview of collections

The Fashion Research Centre is an extension of the Museum of Costume and provides facilities for reference and research into the history of dress. The study collection includes examples of costume, accessories, textiles and needlework of 18th to 20th century date.

Both the Fashion Research Centre and the Museum of Costume are designated for the pre-eminent importance of their collections.

Overview of how collections are displayed

There are no public displays but the Research Centre offers access to its facilities to all members of the public.

Star Objects at this location

Worth and Paquin archive; Sunday Times fashion archive; Mattli archive.
Collection Descriptions
Archives Collection (Fashion Research Centre: Bath & North East Somerset Heritage ...)
This is an exceptional collection of archival material which supports and provides context for the collection of the ...
Costume & Textile Collection (Fashion Research Centre: Bath & North East Somerset Heritage ...)
This is a study collection of costume which visitors may examine and handle. It includes examples of costume of the ...
Photographic Collection (Fashion Research Centre: Bath & North East Somerset Heritage ...)
The research centre has a substantial photographic collection, though two aspects are a particular strength, the Wort...

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