Launched in June of 2009, Textiles Asia is published three times a year. The articles are
designed to inform readers about the fine materials, techniques, artistry, symbolism, historic and cultural significance of Asian textiles. Listings are included about current exhibitions, special tours and events related to Asian textiles across the world. Readers include, but are not limited to, collectors, academics, museum curators and conservators; dealers; fashion and design professionals; crafts persons and enthusiastic novices. Textiles Asia will appeal to those with an established knowledge in all aspects of Asian textiles as well as to those who are just beginning their interest in this fascinating field.
Textiles Asia is supported by an experienced editorial board: Dorothy Berry, Norrie Peel and Lisbet Rasmussen, all former executive committee members of the Textile Society of Hong Kong. John E. Vollmer serves as Advisor. Contributing Editors include: Isabel Pifen Chueh, Rosemary Crill, Maria Wronska-Friend, Dale Gluckman, Gill Green, Anna Jackson, Sumru Belger Krody and Linda S. McIntosh. Roving Reporters are: John Ang in Kuala Lumpur, Wayne D. Barton in Toronto, Chris Buckley in the UK and Valerie Foley in New York. Promotion by Brooke Jaron, Japanese translation by Momoko Soma Welch, printing by CA Book Publishing.
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