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Discover the collection

MoMu preserves the largest collection of historical and present-day designer fashion in Belgium and offers a representative overview of womenswear in Western Europe, from the eighteenth century to the present. Explore a curated selection of objects from the MoMu collection, enriched with context, graphic and archive materials from the MoMu library.

  • Johann Schönsperger the Younger, German pattern book for weaving and embroidery, 1529
    Sampler with cross-stitch embroidery and darning, 1800-70

    Samplers and Sewing Education

    Dive into the MoMu collection and discover the role of samplers in sewing education
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  • Emmy Van Aken, pencil study, 1956-60
    Mathilda van Deurne, diverse crochet exercises, 1865

    Dressmaking: Course Materials

    Go back in time and discover beautiful course materials from dressmaking schools
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  • W.&L.T. by Walter Van Beirendonck, 'Killer/Astral Travel/4D-Hi-D' Spring-Summer 1996
    Dries Van Noten, Spring-Summer 2015 show

    Coming soon

    Starting in August, you can learn more about the fashion designers represented in the MoMu collection here
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