CIETA (External organisation)

Activity: MembershipMembership of network


CIETA is an international association founded in 1954 to encourage and promote research into historical textiles. Its seat in Lyon (France), at the Musée des Tissus, and its official languages are in English and French.
Members are either institutions (museums, specialised libraries, university departments or other research units) or individuals (professionals in the research and preservation of historical textiles, namely museum curators, conservators, university professors and independent scholars).
Period23 Jul 2022
Held atCIETA, France
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Historical Textiles
  • Textile Vocabulary
  • Textile Terms and Definitions
  • Textile Analysis
  • Research and Preservation