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June 2009, Volume 1, Issue 1


Revitalising Minangkabau Songket Weaving

Bernhard Bart


Beyond Artistic Representation:

Deeper Meanings of Yinxitu

Sally Yu Leung


A Collector’s Footsteps

Paul Prentice


Mystery Textile


September 2009, Volume 1, Issue 2


Modernity in a Group of Antique

Cambodian Textiles

Gillian Green


Art to Wear: Children’s Hats of China
Brooke Jaron


An Exhibition of Pojagi
Seta K .Wehbé


Book Review: The Kashmir Shawl: Reappraisal

of Legacy and Myth
Pramod Kumar KG


Review: The 2nd ASEAN Traditional Textile Symposium
Gillian Green 


January 2010, Volume 1, Issue 3


Celebrating the Year of the Tiger

John E. Vollmer                       


Nothing But the Best:

Kosode of the Mitsui Family

Valerie Foley                      


"Ge Dress" as Cultural Survival: Preserving

the Historical Records of the “Other”

Joanne Schmidt                      


Review: From Kimono to Couture:

The Evolution of Japanese Fashion

October 16-18, 2009, New York


Book Review: Writing with Thread: Traditional

Textiles from Southwest Chinese Minorities

Gina Corrigan 

May 2010, Volume 2, Issue 1


Aboriginal Batik:

Desert Songs of Identity and Place

Judith Ryan                      


The Traditional Wedding of Luang Prabang

Keo Siri Everingham                       


Guizhou Museum of Ethnic Culture

Brooke Jaron                       


A New Museum and a Grand Reopening
Pramod Kumar KG


Review: Ars Textrina International Textiles Conference
Dr. Linda S. McIntosh 

Review: RAKSHA 2010
Pramod Kumar 

Book Review: Kantha: The Embroidered

Quilts of Bengal 
Dr. Valerie Wilson Trower

January 2011, Volume 2, Issue 3


Celebrating the Year of the Rabbit

John E. Vollmer

Indigo Shamanic Textiles of Northern Laos and Vietnam: Some Examples from the Tilleke & Gibbins Textile Collection
Dr. Linda McIntosh

A Collecting Habit

Valery Garrett  


The Use of Cotton in Historical Turkish Textiles 

Dr. Cigdem Cini         

Review: Tying the Rainbow:
Reexamining Central Asian Ikats
October 15 to 17, 2010, Washington, DC

Cheri Hunter


Book Review: Textile Masterpieces
of the Indonesian Archipelago

Mariah Waworuntu                 

September 2010, Volume 2, Issue 2


Sazigyo: Woven Miniatures of Buddhist Art

Ralph Isaacs        


The Evolution of the Qipao:
From Manchu to China Chic

Sally Yu Leung      


Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats

Sumru Belger Krody                     


Book Review:

Woven Masterpieces of Sikh Heritage

John E. Vollmer


May 2011, Volume 3, Issue 1


Khalsa and Explosive Graphics in the Age

of Maharaja Runjit Singh’s Kashmir

Frank Ames        


Love at the Loom: Burma

Kathleen Forance Johnson   


Golok (n’Golock) Costumes
of Eastern Tibet, Amdo and Kham

Phila L. McDaniel                                           


Book Review: Peonies & Pagodas
Embroidered Parsi Textiles: TAPI Collection

Mrinalini Venkateswaran

September 2011, Volume 3, Issue 2


Shwe Chi Doe: A Recent Acquisition
of the Tilleke & Gibbins Textile Collection

Dr. Linda McIntosh

Silk Design in China 1949-2010
Yu Tingting and Xu Zheng

The Power of a Panel:
An Unusual Cloak Panel Distinctive of the
Yellow Hat Sect of Buddhism

Gill Green


Review: The 3rd ASEAN Traditional Textiles Symposium, Kuala Terengganu

Dr. Michael C. Howard       

Book Review: Imperial Chinese Robes from

the Forbidden City
Dr. Valerie Wilson Trower     


Book Review: The Glory of Batik:

The Danar Hadi Collection

Dr. Mariah Waworuntu


January 2012, Volume 3, Issue 3


Celebrating the Year of the Dragon

John E. Vollmer                       


Shibori as an Art Form

Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada                     


Batik: Java’s Gift to the World

Judi Achjadi                      


Review: Patterns of Life: The Art of

Tibetan Carpets

Nicholas H. Wright


Book Review: Fabric: Metallic Textile Design

of Kinor Jiang

Barbara Shapiro


Comments on...
The Power of a Panel

Phila McDaniel and Gill Green

May 2012, Volume 4, Issue 1


Terbalik: Writing a Textile Wrong

Sandra Niessen                     


Ainu Textiles: Weaving Religious Belief

Virginia Soenksen                                


Review: Decorative and Applied Art of Kazakhstan
of the 19th and 20th Centuries

Yu Tingting


Comments on...
The Power of a Panel

Lynn Levenberg


Book Review: Malaysian Batik: Reinventing

a Tradition

Judi Achjadi


September 2012, Volume 4, Issue 2


Tai Yuan Textiles of Thailand

Dr. Linda S. Mclntosh        


The Qaraqalpaq Qizil Kiymeshek

David and Sue Richardson     


The Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles:
Thailand's First State-of-the Art Textile Museum

Dale Carolyn Gluckman and Melissa Leventon                    


Review: Patterns of Trade: Indian Textiles

for Export, 1400-1900

Amrita Mukerji

Book Review: Magie van de Vrouw

Rudolf Smend


Recently Published: Hidden Meanings in Chinese Childrens Clothing and Accessories by Sally Yu Leung


January 2013, Volume 4, Issue 3


Year of the Snake

John E. Vollmer

Purple Mania: How a Snail Created the Most Sought After Colour of All Time

Esme Hedrick-Wong

The Sultan's Garden: The Blossoming

of Ottoman Art

Walter B. Denny and Sumru Belger Krody

Review: Fiber Futures: Japan's Textile Pioneers

Barbara Shapiro

Book Review: From Dashes to Dragons: Ikat Patterned Textilesof South East
Gillian Green

Recently Published: Silk Splendour: Textiles of Late Imperial China 1644-1911 by Barry Till; Ann Dunham's Legacy: A Collection of Indonesian Batiks by Islamis Art Museum Malaysia; Undiscovered Minimalism: Gelims from Northern Iran by Parviz Tanavoli; Carpets from Islamic Lands by Friedrich Spuhler



May 2013, Volume 5, Issue 1


The Legacy of Bingata

Rhiannon Paget


National Identities and Global Links:

Conserving Asian Textiles In Situ

Julia M. Brennan


Sunao Onuma: The Man Behind the

Bunka Gakuen Costume Collection

Katherine Whatley


Book Review: Art of Southeast Asian Textiles:

The Tilleke & Gibbins Collection

John Gillow


Recently Published: Chinese Silks by Feng Zhao, Wengying Li, Juanjuan Chen, Nengfu Huang and Hao Peng; A Little Known Chinese Folk Art: Zhen Xian Bao by Ruth Smith and Gina Corrigan; Kashmir Shawls: The Tapi Collection by Steven Cohen, Rosemary Crill and Monique Levi-Strauss


September 2013, Volume 5, Issue 2


Sourcing in Southeast Asian Textiles
Mattiebelle Gittinger

Himalayan Colours: A Chromatic System

of Meaning
Pernille Askerud and Barbara Adler

Preservation Begins at Home

How to Care for Your Textile Collections
Julia M. Brennan

Please Help Return This Item

to its Rightful Owner

Book Review: Chinese Silks
John E. Vollmer

Recently Published: Indigo: The Colour that Changed the World by Catherine Legrand; Textiles from Borneo: The Iban, Kantu, Ketungau, and Mualang Peoples Edited by Heribert Amann; Fashion and Orientalism: Dress, Textiles and Culture from the 17th to the 21st Century by Adam Geczy; Recovering Lost Woven Treasures and Transformation by Tsai Yushan


January 2014, Volume 5, Issue 3


The Muang Phuan Textile Legacy

Patricia Cheesman


Year of the Horse

Brooke Jaron


The Languages of Colours: A Disappearing Discourse – Bhutanese Royal Textiles

Pernille Askerud and Barbara Adler


Book Review: Kashmir Shawls –

The Tapi Collection

Frank Ames


Recently Published: Tradition and Continuity: Woven

and Decorated Textiles of the Malay Peninsula by Yang

Mulia Raja Datin Paduka Fuziah Binti Raja Tun Uda and Dr. Norwani Md. Nawawi; Threads of Heaven Silken Legacy of China’s Last Dynasty by Alice Zrebiec and Micah Messenheimer; Philippines, an Archipelago of Exchange by Author: Collective.



May 2014, Volume 6, Issue 1


Textiles in the Department of Indo-Pacific Art, Yale University Art Gallery
Ruth Barnes


Wave and Stream Patterns in Japanese Textiles
Haruko Watanabe


Exhibition: Conservation and Research on Excavated Textiles from Mogao Grottoes

at Dunhuan
Zhou Yajuan


Conference: Weaving Royal Traditions Through Time – Textiles and Dress at theThai Court and Beyond

Winnie Nelon

Book Review: The Splendours of Royal Costume: Qing Court Attire

John E. Vollmer

Recently Published: Silk and Cotton: Textiles from the Central Asia That Was by Susan Meller; In Royal Fashion: The Style of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand by Melissa Leventon and Dale Carolyn Gluckman; Dragon & Horse: Saddle Rugs and Other Horse Tack from China and Beyond by Drs. Koos de Jong; Shifting Sands: Kutch: A Land in Transition by Archana Shah; Muzium Tekstil Negara, National Textile Museum by Dato’ Ibrahim Ismail; Colours of Nature Dyes from the Indian Subcontinent Guest editor: Jenny Balfour-Paul.


September 2014, Volume 6, Issue 2


The Ikat Textiles of the Li People of Hainan Island

Chris Buckley


Gecko on My Shoulder: An Artist’s Residency Rimbun Malaysia 2010-2011

Jessica B. Watson


An Exhibition Preview — Textiles of Timor:

Island in the Woven Sea

Joanna Barrkman


Book Review: Textiles from Borneo: The Iban, Kantu Ketungau and Mulang Peoples

Jonathan Hope


Recently Published: Indian Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection by John Guy and Rosemary Crill; Indian Embroideries, Volume 2, Part 2 by Anne Morrell; Pre-Islamic Carpets and Textiles from Eastern Lands by Friedrich Spuhler; The Japanese Buddhist Textiles: Baur Foundation by Helen Loveday.



January 2015, Volume 6, Issue 3


Three Sheep Heralding Bliss

Sally Yu Leung


Window Dressing: Décor Textiles at Angkorian Period Temples Gill Green           


Review: Barkcloth at the Jakarta Textile Museum Judi Achjadi           


Review: Qipao: Memory, Modernity and Fashion Sr. Maryta M. Laumann and Dr. Ho Zhao-Hua


Book Review: Indian Textiles: The Karum Thakar Collection Jasleen Kandhari           


Book Review: Indian Embroideries, Volume 2, Part 2 Jasleen Kandhari           


Recently Published: Kimono: A Modern History by

Terry Satsuki Milhaupt; Tai Magic—Arts of the Supernatural in the Shan States and Lan Na by Susan Conway; Oceanscapes: Tamil Textiles in the Early Modern World by S.Jeyaseela Stephen; Naga Textiles Design,Technique, Meaning and Effect of a Local Craft Tradition in Northeast India by Marion Wettstein



May 2015, Volume 7, Issue 1


Cultural Threads:

The Didactic Nature of Okinawan Textiles

Virginia Soenksen  


Animals and Magic in Relation to Textiles and Dress

Dr. Susan Conway     


Looms and Textiles from Bhutan

Annechien Ingen Housz  


Review: Bicoastal Kimono: Recent Exhibitions on

Modern Kimono in Los Angeles and New York

Lee Talbot  


Washington, D.C.’s Newest Cultural Destination

George Washington University Museum

and The Textile Museum Staff


Book Review: Sahib, Bibi, Nawab:

Baluchari Silks of Bengal, 1759–1900

Dr. Donald Clay Johnson                                


Recently Published:  Spirits in the Loom: Religion and Design in Lao-Tai Textiles by Ellison Banks Findly, Woven Languages by Peter ten Hoopen




September 2015, Volume 7, Issue 2


The Fabric of India

Rosemary Crill


Waves & Shuttles; Luntaya Acheik,

The Glorious Textiles of Burma

Thweep Rittinaphakorn (Ake)


19th Century Chinese Culture as Seen

Through Textiles and Photographs

Lee Talbot   


A Taste for Chintz:  The Veldman-Eecen Collection

at the Peabody Essex Museum

Janet C. Blyberg


Book Review: Tai Magic, Arts of the Supernatural

in the Shan States and Lan Na

Lee Chinalai


Recently Published:  Meisen Kimono:  The Karun Thakar Collection by Anna Jackson



January 2016, Volume 7, Issue 3


The Year of the Monkey

Brooke Jaron


The Fabric of Time: Embroidered Kanthas

at the Peabody Essex Museum

Dr. Sona Datta


Heritage Weaving, Tense Present

and Uncertain Future

Geneviève Duggan and Ice Tede Dara     


MGC Asian Traditional Textiles Museum:

Unique First Time Endeavour in Cambodia

Prof .Charu Smita Gupta


Exhibition Review: Fashioning the East in the

Met Museum’s China: Through the Looking Glass

Lauren Sagadore


Book Review: Sarong Kebaya: Peranakan Fashion

in an Interconnected  World, 1500-1950

Thienny Lee                                           


Recently Published:  Journey of a Thousand Shuttles:

The Philippine Weave by Norma Respicio;  Eyes of the Ancestors: The Arts of Island Southeast Asia at the Dallas Museum of Art Edited by Reimar Schefold



May 2016, Volume 8, Issue 1


Katu Craft: Handwoven Textiles

of the Katu in South Laos

by Dr. Linda S. McIntosh


Textile Patterns on Stone Statues and in Songket Weaving Plus a Comparison of the Kawung

and Balah Kacang Motifs

by Bernhard Bart


Felt Rugs: Looking for the Solution of a “Tibetan Riddle”

by Drs.Koos de Jong 


Exhibition Review: Chinese Textiles: Ten Centuries of Masterpieces from the Met Collection

by John E. Vollmer


Book Review: Floating Threads: Indonesian Songket and Similar Weaving Traditions

by Dr. Mariah Waworuntu


Book Review: Kimono – Meisen: The Karun Thakar Collection

by Valerie Foley


Recently Published:  The Roots of Asian Weaving: The He Haiyan Collection of Textiles and Looms by Eric Boudot and Chris Buckley;  The Art of Gold Embroidery in Uzbekistan by Suzanne Pennell


January 2017, Volume 8, Issue 3

The Year of the Rooster:  The Symbolism
of the Rooster in Chinese Art

Patricia Bjaaland Welch                  

The Last Vestiges of Fine Hand Spun Cotton
in Ponduru, a Remote Village in South India

Karthika Audinet                               

Healing With Nagas: Serpent Imagery
in Textiles from Northeastern Laos

Ellison Banks Findly                 

Book Review: Early Carpets and Tapestries
on the Eastern Silk Road
by Chris Buckley                                
Book Review: Batik, Traditional Textiles of Indonesia
from the Rudolf Smend and Donald Harper Collections  

by Sandra Sardjono                     

Roving Report: Journey to Lesser Known Museums
of Southeast Asia
by John Ang  

Recently Published: Salt Bags: Iranian Tribal and Rural Weavings by Parviz Tanavoli; Re-envisioning Japan: Meiji Fine Art Textiles by John E. Vollmer


September 2016, Volume 8, Issue 2


Japanese Propaganda Kimono
Valerie Foley                                 

Baro’t saya in the Early 20th Century

Maria Lourdes Po                    

Job’s Tears: A Natural Bead
in Textiles of Mainland Southeast Asia

Yukino Ochiai and Tara Gujadhur            

Exhibition Review: Krishna in the Garden of
by Jasleen Kandhari                               

Book Review: Block Printed Textiles of India:
Imprints of Culture
by Donald Clay Johnson                    
Book Review: Kimono: The Art and Evolution
of Japanese Fashion
by Dr. Clare Pollard                                             
Recently Published: Symbols of Power: Luxury Textiles from Islamic Lands, 7th–21st Century by Louise Mackie, Encyclopedia of Embroidery from the Arab World  by Dr. Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood, Early Carpets and Tapestries on the Eastern Silk Road  by Gloria Gonick


May 2017, Volume 9, Issue 1


Phulkari, The Journey of a Craft Revival
Sunaina Suneja                                 

Searching for Looms

Eric Boudot                    

German Batik Artist Meets
Javanese Batik Group Bimasakti

Brigitte Willach            

Roving Report: Museum Lambung Mangkurat
Banjabaru, South Kalimantan
by John Ang   

Book Review: Batik Jawa Bagi Dunia /Javanese Batik to the World by Sandra Niessen, PhD   


Book Review: Roots of Asian Weaving: The He Haiyan Collection of Textiles and Looms from Southwest China by Rebecca Hali                      

Recently Published: Ganga to Mekong: A Cultural Voyage through Textiles by Hema Devare; kat from Tanimbar  by by Marianne van Vuuren; Muslin. Our Story  by Saiful Islam


September 2017, Volume 9, Issue 2


Kanthas of Bengal
by John Gillow                                

The Iban Weavers of Sarawak, Malaysian


by Edric Ong                           

Roving Report 3: Collection of the Mangkubumi Palace

by John Ang   

Book Review: Re-envisioning Japan: Meiji

Fine Art Textiles by John Vollmer,

Reviewed by Dr. Clare Pollard 

Recently Published: Unfolding: Contemporary Indian Textiles by Maggie Baxter; Nonya Needlework: Embroidery and Beadwork In the Peranakan World by Cheah Hwei-Fe'n

January  2018, Volume 9, Issue 3


When Warp and Woof are Missing the "Woof:"

The Chinese Year of the Dog on Chinese Textiles by Patricia Bjaaland Welch                                
Lotus Fiber and Blends: Contemporary

Fashion Bloom by Prof. Charu Smita Gupta
Pahikung—The Pinnacle of Supplementary

Warp by David and Sue Richardson        

Ancient Tradition and its "Renaissance:" An

Introduction to Korean Hanbok

by Dorrit Wagner

Book Review: Muslin! Our Story by Saiful Islam, reviewed by Karthika Audinet

Recently Published: Textiles and Clothing of Viet Nam: A History by Michael Howard; The Common Thread—The Warp and Weft of Thinking edited by Vanessa von Gliszczynski, Mona Suhrbier and Eva Ch. Raabe

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May 2018, Volume 10, Issue 1


Binding the Clouds: The Art of Central Asian Ikat by Sumru Belger Krody                                

Last of the Line; Notes on a Dying Art:

Bound Foot Shoe Making in Melaka, Malaysia

by Dr. Marieanne Davy Ball

Telia Rumal: An Extraordinary Double Ikat

Textile from South India by Dana McCown


Book Review: Textiles and Clothing of Viet Nam: A History by Dr. Michael C. Howard

Reviewed by Dr. Valerie Wilson Trower


Recently Published:

Indonesian Textiles at the Tropenmuseum, by I. C. van Hout.

Textiles of the Silk Road. Design and Decorative

Techniques: From Far East to Europe, edited by Beata Biedronska-Słota and Aleksandra Görlich

Tibetan Dress: In Amdo and Kham by Gina Corrigan

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September 2018, Volume 10, Issue 2


Textiles of Bhutan: Artistic Heritage and Vibrant Tradition by Françoise Pommaret, PhD


Khadi—The Fabric of India by Sunaina Suneja


Embroidery in South Korea by Dorrit Wagner


Roving Report 4: The Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II and the Balaputeradewa Museums in Palembang by John Ang  


Symposium Review: A World of Looms: Weaving Technology and Textile Arts in China and Beyond by Chris Buckley


Book Review:  Kam Women Artisans of China:
Dawn of the Butterfies
by Marie Anna Lee
Reviewed by Gill Green


Recently Published: Fabricating Power with BalineseTextiles by Urmila Mohan

Textiles of the Middle East and Central Asia:

Fabric of Life
 by Fahmida Suleman

January 2019, Volume 10, Issue 3


Pig Tails for the Chinese Year 4718

by John E. Vollmer


Batik of West Bengal: the Legacy of Rabindranath Tagore

by Dr. Maria Wronska-Friend


Ceremonies and Celebrations: Textile Treasures from the USC Pacific Asia Museum's Collection by Dr. Rebecca S. Hall


Fustat Fragments: Indian Textiles in the Dumbarton Oaks Byzantine Collection by Karthika Audinet 


Book Review: Indonesian Textiles at the Tropenmuseum by Itie Van Hour and Sonja Wijs. Reviewed by Sandra Sardjono.


Interview with Itie Van Hout

by Emilie Maclaine Pont


Recently Published: Flowers from Universe: Textiles of Java by Alit Djajasoebrata; Textile Trades, Consumer Cultures, and the Material Worlds of the Indian Ocean: An Ocean of Cloth Editors: Pedro Machado, Sarah Fee, Gwyn Campbell; Textiles of Japan: the Thomas Murray Collection by Thomas Murray, Virginia Soenksen, Anna Jackson

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May 2019, Volume 11, Issue 1


Ma Shwe Oo — The Burmese Local Patron Saint of Weaving

by Thweep Rittinaphakorn


Keeping Alive the Textile Traditions of Timor Leste by Marianne Scholte   


West Javanese Batik in an Important
Royal Thai Collection
by Judi Achjadi   


Book Review: The Tree of Life by Junji Naito.
Reviewed by Klaus Rink and Emilee Koss


In Memory of Kikuo Morimoto (1948–2017)

by Dr. Linda S. McIntosh


Book Review: Discovery of Tibetan Rugs:
The Claudio Mariani Collection
by Claudio Mariani and Diana K. Myers. Reviewed by Chris Buckley


Book Review: Tibetan Dress in Amdo and Kham by Gina Corrigan. Reviewed by Serena Lee


Recently Published: Ornamental Patterns from Ancient Chinese Textiles Collection, Editor-in-chief Zhao Feng; Silk, Slaves, and Stupas: Material Culture of the Silk Road by Susan Whitfield; The Common Thread: The Warp and Weft of Thinking Edited by Vanessa von Gliszczynski, Mona Suhrbier and Eva Ch. Raabe 

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September 2019, Volume 11, Issue 2


Colourful Collecting: “Indian Chintz”
at the Royal Ontario Museum

by Dr. Sarah Fee


Inheritance & Innovation

by Brenda Lin   


Chinese Handkerchiefs

by Chris Hall


Exhibition Review:

Guo Pei: Chinese Art and Couture

reviewed by Patricia Welch

Book Review: Textiles of Japan

by Thomas Murray and Virginia Soenksen reviewed by Lee Talbot


Recently Published: The Indian Textile Sourcebook 1st Edition by Avalon Fotheringham;  Design Movement in Tagore’s Santiniketan Alpana–An Experiment in Aestheticism by Swati Ghosh

January 2020, Volume 11, Issue 3

The Year of the Rat by Brooke Jaron                                  
Embellished Cloth—A Collection of Indian Textiles by Banoo and Jeevak Parpia                           
Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats from the David and Elizabeth Reisbord Collection
by Clarissa Esguerra                

Book Review: Ikat Textiles of the Indonesian Archipelago by Peter ten Hoopen, reviewed by Chris Buckley  

Book Review: Bojagi: Design and Techniques in Korean Textile Art by Sara Cook, reviewed by Dr. Minjee Kim  

Recently Published: Baluchars: The Woven Narrative Silks of Bengal by Jasleen Dhamija


May 2020, Volume 12, Issue 1


Saberi-ori: An Elaborate Japanese Textile Produced in a Rural Village by Hikaru Oba (Akaba)                                         


Rarely-Documented Textiles: Tenapi of Umapura Village, Ternate Isle, Alor Regency, Indonesia

by Yulianti Peni and Dr. Linda S. McIntosh                         


Blaan Textiles and Their Changing Contexts in Mindanao by Cherubim Quizon, Ph.D                                      


Protecting Textiles from Insects with Traditional Plant Methods by Julia M. Brennan and Linh Anh Moreau   


Book Review: Thread and Fire: Textiles and Jewellery from the Isles of Indonesia and Timor by Dr. Linda S. McIntosh. Reviewed by Dr. Lesley Pullen                                                           


Book Review: Indian Textiles for Global Markets Edited by Ellen Avril, Reviewed by Cristin McKnight Sethi    


Recently Published: The Flowering Desert: Textiles from Sindh by Hasan Askari; The Persian Carpet: The Forgotten Years 1722–1872 by Hadi Maktabi; Encyclopedia of Embroidery from Central Asia, the Iranian Plateau and the Indian Subcontinent by Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood and  Willem Vogelsang


September 2020, Volume 12, issue 2


Preserving the Tradition of Indigo Dyeing in South Korea by Dorrit Wagner                        


Ena de Silva and her Sri Lankan Batik Art by Julia Gajewska-Pratt                                      


It’s a Wrap: Materializing Power

by Marianne Hulsbosch PhD                                               

Review: Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk reviewed by Dr. Valerie Wilson Trower                                     

Book Review: Cloth That Changed the World—The Art and Fashion of Indian Chintz  Edited by Sarah Fee,  Reviewed by Susan Bean


Recently Published: A Royal Treasure: The Javanese Batik Collection of King Chulalongkorn of Siam by Dale Carolyn Gluckman (Editor)        

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January 2021, Volume 12, Issue 3


Celebrating the Ox

by John Vollmer and Glenn Roberts


Telia Dupattas—the Other Indian Double Ikat

by Banoo and Jeevak Parpia


Zoroastrian Textiles and its Tradition

by Rika Yamamoto


Sin Mii Taa by Dr. Linda S. McIntosh


Book Review: The Flowering Desert: Textiles from Sindh by Hasan Askari and Nasreen Askari, reviewed by Cristin McKnight Sethi, Ph.D.

Book Review: A World of Looms: Weaving Technology and Textile Arts by Chris Buckley, Zhao Feng and Sandra Sardjono, reviewed by Deborah McClintok.


Recently Published: Every Thread a Story & The Secret Language of Miao Embroidery by Karen Elting Brock, Wang Jun, Zeng Li and Linda Ligon. Qarajeh to Quba: Rugs and Flatweaves from East Azarbayjan and the Transcaucasus by Raoul E. Tschebull. A Fashionable Century: Textile Artistry and Commerce in the Late Qing by Rachel Silberstein and Kristina Kleutghen.

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May 2021, Volume 13, issue 1


Reflections on Late Ottoman Robes from the David and Elizabeth Reisbord Collection

by Sandra S. Williams


Uyghur Feltmaking in Xinjiang

by Christine Martens


Ankle Covers by Chris Hall


Book Review: A Royal Treasure: The Javanese Batik Collection of King Chulalongkorn of Siam Edited by Dale C. Gluckman, Sarttarat Muddin and Piyanan Petcharaburanin, reviewed by Maria Wronska-Friend.


Recently Published: Textiles in Burman Culture by Sylvia Fraser Lu. Textiles of India by Heidi and Helmut Neumann. Weavings of Nomads in Iran: Warp-faced bands and Related Textiles by Fred Muskhat with contributions by Lois Beck and Naheed Dareshuri, John Wertime and Peter Andrews. Empire of Style: Silk and Fashion in Tang China

by Bu Yun Chen. 2,000 Years of Korean Embroidery by Sim Yeon-Ok and Keum Da-Woon. The Persian Carpet Tradition—Six Centuries of Design Evolution by P.R.J. Ford.

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September 2021, Volume 13, issue 2


Western Influences on Embroidery Motifs and

Handiwork of Punjab (1900–1947)

by Jasvinder Kaur


Woven Block Designs In Burma

by Sylvia Fraser Lu

Interpreting Batik from the Van Rijckevorsel

Collection by Sabine Bolk

Book Review: Textiles of India by Helmut and Heidi

Neumann. Reviewed by Avalon Fotheringham.

Book Review: Every Thread a Story & The Secret

Language of Miao Embroidery by Karen Elting Brock, Wang Jun, Zeng Li, Linda Ligon. Reviewed by Dale Carolyn Gluckman.

Recently Published: Encyclopedia of Embroidery from Central Asia, the Iranian Plateau and the Indian Subcontinent by Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood and Willem Vogelsang. Decorative Textiles from Arab and Islamic Cultures: Selected Works from the Al Lulwa Collection by Jennifer Scarce and Jennifer Wearden. Making Kantha, Making Home Women at Work in Colonial Bengal by Pika Ghosh. Persische Textilien: Die Sammlung Ramezani / Persian Textiles: The Ramezani Family

Collection by Marie-Louise Nabholz-Kartaschoff. Meanings, Metaphor—Handspun and Handwoven in the 21st Centur

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January 2022, Volume 13, issue 3


Kantha: Riches from Rags

by Banoo and Jeevak Parpia

Indian, but Naga Shawl or Navajo Kilt?

by Karthika Audinet


An Enigmatic Jacket from Shan State, Myanmar

by Gill Green

Review: Chintz: Cotton in Bloom

reviewed by Rosemary Crill


Book Review: Textiles in Burman Culture by Sylvia Fraser-Lu, Reviewed by Dr. Georg Noack


Recently Published: Nomadic Visions: Tribal Weavings from Persia and the Caucasus by Michael Rothberg; Textiles of Indonesia by Thomas Murray, Editor; Textiles of Rajasthan: At the Jaipur Court by Vandana Bhandari

May 2023, Volume 14, issue 1


Javanese Batik for the Japanese Market:

Contemporary Production

by Maria Wronska-Friend                                     


Court and Courtship—

Courting the Textiles Within the Miniatures

by Chitra Balasubramaniam                                              


Exhibition Review; Weaving Stories

by Thomas Murray                                  


Book Review: Influences of the British Raj

on the Attire and Textiles of Punjab

by Jasvinder Kaur. Reviewed by Rosemary Crill                                

Book Review: Textiles of Indonesia—

The Thomas Murray Collection

by Thomas Murray, Editor. Reviewed by Ruth Barnes


Recently Published: Indian Textiles: 1,000 Years of Art and Design

by K Thakar, R Crill, A Fotheringham, S Houghteling, S Cohen; Patterned

 Splendour: Textiles Presented on Javanese Metal and Stone Sculptures:

Eighth to Fifteenth Century by Lesley S. Pullen; Sea Change: Ottoman

Textiles Between the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean by Amanda Phillips.

September 2023, Volume 14, issue 2


The Heirloom Textiles of Southwest Solor

in Eastern Indonesia

by David Richardson                                                          


Hidden Assets:

The Undercover Story of Chinese Dress

by Chris Hall                                          


A School Master Sends a Message to His King:

Unravelling a 120 Year Old Indian Textile

by Shilpa Shah                                                        


“The Dance of the Khmu”

and the Ikat Skirts of Northeast Laos

by Russell Howard          


Book Review: Patterned Splendour:

Textiles Presented on Javanese Metal and Stone

Sculpture, Eighth to Fifteenth Century

by Lesley Pullen. Reviewed by Dr. James Bennett                  


Book Review: A Fashionable Century—Textile

Artistry and Commerce in the Late Qing

by Rachel Silberstein. Reviewed by Isabel Pifen Chueh          


Recently Published: Indian Textiles: 1,000 Years of Art and Design

by K Thakar, R Crill, A Fotheringham, S Houghteling, S Cohen; Kimono:

Kyoto to Catwalk by Anna Jackson; The Shoemaker’s Stitch: Mochi

 Embroideries of Gujarat in the TAPI Collection by Rosemary Crill and

Shilpa Shah


January 2023, Volume 14, issue 3


The Metal Weaving Miao of Guizhou Province, China

by Dale Carolyn Gluckman                                      


Chinese Shan Dressing: an Eclectic Marriage

Between Tai and Chinese Culture

by Thweep (AKE) Rittinaphakorn                            


Exhibition: Korean Fashion:

From Royal Court to Runway

by Lee Talbot                             


Exhibition: Batik Kita: Dressing in Port Cities

by Patricia Bjaaland Welch                                    


Book Review: Making Kantha, Making Home:

Women at Work in Colonial Bengal

by Pika Ghosh. Reviewed by Rebecca Hall.                                           

Iwatate Folk Textile Museum

by John Gillow                                                                          

Recently Published: Silk: Fibre, Fabric and Fashion by Lesley Ellis

Miller, Ana Cabrera Lafuente and Claire Allen-Johnstone; Crafting Textiles:

 Tablet Weaving, Sprang, Lace and Other Techniques from the Bronze Age

to the Early 17th Century by Frances Pritchard, Editor; Aboriginal Screen-

Printed Textiles from Australia’s Top End by Joanna Barrkman.

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May 2023, Volume 15, issue 1

A Few Indian Textile Stories From a Collector

by Roger Pratt                                                      


The Tboli People and Their Textiles:

An Insider’s Perspective

by Gida Ofong                                                   


Meisen Kimono and Mondrian’s Neo-Plasticism

by Monika Bincsik                                                             


Book Review: The Shoemaker’s Stitch: Mochi

Embroideries of Gujarat in the TAPI Collection

by Shilpa Shah and Rosemary Crill. Reviewed by Susan S. Bean                      


50th Anniversary of Galerie Smend in Cologne    

by Peter Wenger


Exhibition: Splendours of Malay World Textiles

by Dr. Linda S. McIntosh


Recently Published: Javanese Indigo Batik by Zahir Widadi; Fabric: The Hidden History of the Material World by Victoria Finlay


Tour: Tribal Weavings of the Lesser Sunda Islands

September 2023, Volume 15, issue 2


Tribal Blankets of Southern China

by Lee J. Chinalai                                                                                      

Wild Silk: A Model for Sustainable Development

by Karen Selk                                                    


Flower Skirts and Associated Textiles of

the Tai Muang of Nghe An Province, Vietnam

by Russell Howard  


Book Review: The Vinson Collection

of Indonesian Textiles

by Glenn Vinson. Reviewed by Gerry Masteller                   

Recently Published: From Myth to Art, Anatolian Kilims Edited by Ali Rıza Tuna; Global Ikat: Roots and Routes of a Textile Technique (The David Paly Collection) Edited by Rosemary Crill


January  2024, Volume 15, issue 3


Double Ikat in Asia by Dr. David Paly                       


The Folk Art and Craft Cultureof Yuza Sashiko in Japan by Dr. Maneet Kaur                                                         

Never Before Seen: A Chinese Imperial

Dragon Robe with Only Beijing Zhen Embroidery

by John E. Vollmer                                                          


Book Review: In Search of Wild Silk: Exploring a Village Industry in the Jungles of India

by Karen Selk. Reviewed by Steven Cohen.                           

Book Review: Interwoven Journeys: The Michael Abbott Collections of Asian Art

Edited by: Dr. James Bennett and Russell Kelty. Reviewed by Ruth Barnes                                          


Exhibition: Woven Wonders: Indian Textiles from the

Parpia Collection by Sarah Fee


Recently Published: Dress History of Korea: Critical

Perspectives on Primary Sources Edited by Kyunghee Pyun,

 Minjee Kim; Central Asian Textiles: The Neville Kingston

Collection by Tereza Hejzlarova, Snejanna Atanova; Pull of

the Thread by Sheila Fruman


Tour: Lembata Textile Festival

Dr. Linda McIntosh,and Mr. Tony Labuan,

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