Joan Diehl McCauley Textile Study Center

Contact Information

Jill D'Alessandro 
Curator in Charge, Costume and Textile Arts 


By appointment only.

The Joan Diehl McCauley Textile Study Center is located at the de Young on the second floor, adjacent to the Textile Gallery, and is available to researchers with a specific focus of study by appointment only.

The Textile Study Center supports the educational mission of the Fine Arts Museums through scholarship in textiles and costumes from traditions around the world. The materials comprising the Textile Study Center's research collection reflect the breadth and diversity of the Fine Arts Museums' costume and textile arts collection, which contains over 13,000 objects.