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San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

520 S. First Street, San Jose, CA 95113

The San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles is an art museum in Downtown San Jose. Founded in 1977, the museum is the first in the United States devoted solely to quilts and textiles as an art form. Holdings include a permanent collection of over 550 quilts, garments and ethnic textiles, emphasizing artists of the 20th- and 21st-century, and a research library with over 500 books concerning the history and techniques of the craft.

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