Canadian museums and historical societies holding quilts and quilt-related ephemera are listed on the Canadian Quilt Collections page. The list is by no means complete--if you know of a Canadian quilt collection, please add it to this wiki!
There are also a number of quilt documentation projects in various provinces, with publications listed here:
British museums and historical societies holding quilts and quilt-related ephemera are listed on the United Kingdom Quilt Collections page. The list is by no means complete--if you know of a British quilt collection, please add it to this wiki!
Museums, libraries, archives, and historical societies outside the United States are listed in the International Quilt Collections section; all have collections of quilts and/or of books, papers or ephemera relating to quilts and quilt history. Institutions that have contributed to the Quilt Index are noted. If you know of a museum, library, archive or historical society with a permanent quilt or quilt-related collection that is not listed, please add it.
QI South Africa is our extended portal for South African quilt collections and documentation efforts.
International Quilt Festivals and Organizations
World Quilt Documentation Projects, including the UK
- See also: Australian National Quilt Register: http://discover.collectionsaustralia.net/nqr/search.php?PHPSESSID=oulds8at2u891q5gcknr6prkm1
- See also: Australian Quilt Tree: http://discover.collectionsaustralia.net/nqr/tree.php?PHPSESSID=u294k67896rhlrm8m1a782b4c0
The European culture database contains 87 quilts, mostly British quilts held at institutions in the United Kingdom.
Textile Museums Map
You'll have loads of fun with this crowd-sourced Google map of international textile museums created by Liz Plummer. Anyone with a gmail account can edit the map and add additional international textile museums for others to discover and enjoy.