The Indiennes

 

Printed Textiles from the 18th Century

 

The 19th Century and the Industrial Revolution

 

The 20th Century

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From Royal Mistresses to Today’s Couture

Before the era of ready-to-wear, how did fabrics become clothes that were made by tailors and seamstresses? This exhibition traces the evolution of fashions: By offering visitors a history of printed fabric patterns, from the Marquise de Pompadour to Christian Dior, the museum exhibits pieces that show the permanence of certain designs through the evolution of forms and clothing styles. Enjoy a look at fashion from a unique angle.

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Opening hours

Open daily except monday
from  1pm to 6pm

Guided visits for groups from 11am only on reservation

WEARING THE MASK AND PHYSICAL DISTANCIATION OF 1M MANDATORY

Closed :
1st May, 25 December, 26 December, 1st January and 2nd January.

TEXTILPRINTING COURSES

Le Musée de l’Impression sur Etoffes

In 1833, a group of textile manufacturers based in and around Mulhouse formed an Industrial Society known as the “Societé Industrielle”. They decided to collectively archive the designs they produced. In order to complement their own personal collections they added designs from other countries, and from earlier times. This collection grew in importance to become what is today the premier collection of printed textiles in the world…

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  An Indian odyssey

  From the coast of India to the shores of  Europe

 

 New course to discover

  from 1st July 2020

 

With the partnership of :

Services for professionnals

The S.U.D. (Service d’utillisation des documents), was founded in 1833 by  manufacturers from Mulhouse and the surrounding area, in order to document their samples. Over the years the collection has increased, and now boasts over 6 millions samples.

DISCOVER THE BIGGEST COLLECTION OF PRINTED TEXTILES