Switzerland, Zurich, Zurich National Museum
The textiles section houses some 12,000 objects, and has the largest costume and traditional folk garb collection in Switzerland. Its assortment of decorative textiles, in particular embroidery on linen, is also one of a kind in Switzerland. Medieval tapestries are one of the museum’s main specialties. The costume collection comprises ladies’, gentlemen’s and children’s clothing from the 18th to the 21st century, and also includes a wide assortment of accessories. Swiss fashion designers represented in the collection include Bronx Brothers, Ida Gut, Christa de Carouge, Erica Matile, Miguel, Viento and Xess & Baba.