Doris Stein Research Center

Doris Stein Research Center for Costume and Textiles

The Doris Stein Research Center for Costume and Textiles houses primary and secondary materials related to the history of costume and textiles. Holdings include:

  • Original textile designs.
  • Sketches from fashion, theater and film designers.
  • Period fashion plates.
  • Drawings, engravings, and manuscripts dating from the sixteenth century to the present.
  • An extensive library of books.
  • Incunabula.
  • Lengthy runs of journals and magazines.
  • Photographs and slides.
  • Research files indexed by designer, subject, region, and historical period.
  • An extensive study collection dating from the eighteenth century.
  • Several major archives.

 

 


Doris Stein Research Library | 323 857-6085 | dsc@lacma.org
Please call the above number to make an appointment to use the Library.