Textile Museum

St. Gallen

Klosterplatz St. Gallen

Klosterplatz St. Gallen

Säntis est

Säntis est

Kreuzbleiche

Kreuzbleiche

Kathedrale St.Gallen

Kathedrale St.Gallen

Stadt St. Gallen, City Panorama - Blick Richtung Stadtzentrum und Bodensee

Stadt St. Gallen, City Panorama - Blick Richtung Stadtzentrum und Bodensee

Stephanshorn 1

Stephanshorn 1

Saint Gallen - Traffic Views

Saint Gallen - Traffic Views

St.Gallen Ost

St.Gallen Ost

Winkeln East

Winkeln East

Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik, Universität St. Gallen

Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik, Universität St. Gallen

The Museum of Textiles and Library in St.Gallen is home to interesting exhibits of historical embroideries and outstanding examples of lace as well as presentations of contemporary textile art.

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This internationally renowned museum collection of about 30,000 objects consists of fabrics from Egyptian grave sites, historical embroideries since the 14th century, hand-made lace from major European centres of excellence, ethnographic textiles, historical fabrics and costumes, handmade utensils and objects of contemporary textile art.
The collection of hand and machine embroidery from Eastern Switzerland documents the impressive development of the St.Gallen embroidery industry.

The library of the Textilmuseum St. Gallen collects media on all areas to do with textiles and on the related subjects of art and creation.

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