Regents of the University of Minnesota (Goldstein Museum of Design)

Log Number: MA-35-19-0151-19

The University of Minnesota's Goldstein Museum of Design will complete the last phase of a collections rehousing project to provide safer and easier access to approximately 190 textiles. The museum will purchase archival materials and additional storage equipment to rehouse and organize small to medium sized rugs. These range from Navajo rugs, rugs created as part of the WPA Minnesota, and traditional rugs from Turkey, Armenia, Iran, Eastern Europe, Mexico and Central America. The project will contribute to the long-term preservation of the textiles. It will also make the textiles more accessible for scholarship, documentation and exhibition, and allow them to be more easily used in university classes and the museum's community outreach programs.