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Textile Museum of Canada

55 Centre Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2H5, Canada
+1 416-599-5321
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Quilts of every colour

I saw an exhibit of handmade tapestries that were incredibly intricate. Then we a chance to try... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gerry D
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Winnipeg, Canada
Kimonos of I. Kubota

The work of his lifetime. Stunning array that reveals his mastery and progressive subtlety as you... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
957GeraldineR
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Toronto, Canada
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The only museum of its kind in the country, featuring exhibits of beautiful clothing, carpets, quilts and ceremonial objects from around the world.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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55 Centre Ave, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2H5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw an exhibit of handmade tapestries that were incredibly intricate. Then we a chance to try weaving. A film about the weaver also added to my knowledge of the artist. There was also an exhibit of quilts from around the world. The theme was...More

Thank Gerry D
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

The work of his lifetime. Stunning array that reveals his mastery and progressive subtlety as you go through the exhibit. Kubota mastered resist dyeing of the most intricate detail in the format of the kimono which when several are placed next to each orhet in...More

Thank 957GeraldineR
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Stunning kimonos at Kimono itchiku kubota exhibition. Worth the visit. Sadly there were very few visitors on Sunday afternoon. Also there has been little to no advertising in press.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

This is not the kind of museum we usually go to, but the display of tie dyed kimonos is stunning. Each kimono took up to a year to produce. The results are works of art. Especially impressive were the kimonos that were done in series...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Absolutely do not miss the current "The Kimono of Itchiku Kubota" exhibit. The beauty of his work is awe inspiring. It is incredible how he includes not just design and colour but also texture into his works. It is one of the best exhibits we...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

One of my favorite spots in the city in relation to textile history and knowledge. They also have a very entertaining website with games that allow you to study too!

Thank Yulia Z
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

my friend and i went down on a rainy monday and there was only one exhibit open and all the rest of it was closed! there was no mention of this on the website as we would not have bothered to travel all the way...More

3  Thank rychel2
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

I popped into this little museum tucked away on a side street to see an exhibit on Japanese fabrics. It was very well done with lots of signage explaining the techniques used to make the garments or fabrics. Although it was a very fast visit...More

1  Thank jotrips
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

This small museum, on a side street near the more major streets of Dundas and Bay St., is well worth a visit for anyone interested in textile art. When I was there, one of its two floors featured a series of about 15 works by...More

Thank Lisa Y
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

For any person interested in textile making, history and enjoys museums, this is the perfect fit for you. This museum is several stories and has both stairs and an elevator to access the exhibits on the second and third floor only. It was eye opening...More

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