San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles is a museum focused on textiles, including historic and contemporary quilts, and all forms of woven and wearable art, with many pieces by famous local and national artists.

About the permanent collection (from its website):

"The permanent collection of the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles is comprised of 850 textiles, including historic quilts, contemporary art quilts, and textile-based art forms, as well as costumes and garments from world cultures. Formed in 1977, the Museum’s collection has gained distinction for its’ unique art and material culture collection both locally and nationally. An indexed library of reference books and related periodicals, available to researchers by appointment, also supports the permanent collection."