Sample Room

Sample Room

A selection of sample books, sample bunches and files from the museum and library collections are stored in the Sample Room. These can be accessed in the Library.


The following can be found in the Sample Room:
 

  • Household textiles, particularly damask by companies such as E.J. van Dissel & Zonen (Eindhoven) and W.J. van Hoogerwou & Zonen (Boxtel)
  • Interior textiles by companies such as Weverij De Ploeg, Schellens & Marto and Léo Schellens & Co. 
  • Samples of handicraft techniques and antique handicraft books
  • Sample books from the textile industry, primarily from Tilburg companies such as AaBe, Mommers & Co., Franken and from the local textile college (Textielschool)