The Historic Costume & Textiles Collection in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University is a scholarly and artistic resource of apparel and textile material culture. The 11,500+ holdings in the Geraldine Schottenstein Wing of the Department of Human Sciences’ Campbell Hall encompass a range of three dimensional objects. These include textiles, and articles of clothing and accessories for men, women, and children, including national dress costume, from the mid-18th century to 21st century fashion designers.

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1912 Minstrel Costume


Black tailcoat with silk lapels. Coat is single-breasted with 6 fabric covered buttons and fake buttonholes; black satin lining in body of coat, off…

2001 Sean John Ensemble


Black t-shirt with Sean John signature in white across front; New York, L.A., London, Tokyo, Paris in white also across front underneath signature.…

Isabel Toledo Black Dress


Black rayon chiffon and jersey Isabel Toledo dress with narrow cord tie belt
Jersey bodice crosses to side seams in front and back creating V…