The Virtual Textile Project

McCord Museum of Canadian History

Represented by Curator Cynthia Cooper. McCord holds the leading collection of Canadian dress, with over 18,000 garments by Canadian designers. The museum contains a unique collection of hand-woven fabrics. Cooper has pledged to provide access to 117 hand-woven textiles dating from 1940 to 1960 by Quebec designer Karen Bulow, whose company "Canada Homespuns" is considered the first professional weaving studio in Canada.

McCord Museum