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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1991.999.12013 Lucite floral buttons


23 lucite buttons depicting flowers

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.…