No clothes without material! The exhibition is devoted to textile raw materials, their production and processing in the clothing industry. Costumes and fabrics from 1800 to the present day illustrate the variety and beauty of textile material, showing their influence on fashion through the ages.

VISION Summer 2021

Selected textiles from the latest collections of Swiss textile manufacturers are now on display in the lounge of the Textile Museum. A presentation by SwissTextiles, which is dedicated to textile innovations in the field of medical technology, complements the Vision Spring Summer 2021.

Fabrikanten & Manipulanten

The exhibition is dedicated to the eventful history of the textile industry in Eastern Switzerland, which began in the Middle Ages. Ups and downs characterise the sector, which has been strongly export-oriented from the outset and always reacts sensitively to economic, social, political and technological changes.