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The Textile Museum Journal promotes high-quality academic research on the textile arts and serves as an interface between different branches of academia and textile scholars worldwide. It is devoted to the presentation of scholarly articles and reviews concerning the cultural, technical, historical, and aesthetic significance of textiles. The journal is international in scope with emphasis on the cultures represented in The Textile Museum's collections (Asian, African, and indigenous American).

We invite authors to submit manuscripts or themed proposal based on original research of a documentary, analytical, or interpretive nature. Acceptance of manuscripts or proposals for publication is based upon double-blind peer review. Submissions should be both scholarly and accessible to a broad readership. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.

Submission Guidelines

Download submission guidelines for manuscripts (.pdf)

Download submission guidelines for themed proposals (.pdf)

Download the style guide (.pdf).
All submissions must follow the Chicago Manual of Style for endnotes. 

Production Schedule

Submissions Due: August 31
Peer Review: September–November
Author Revisions: November–April 1
Copy Editing: April–August
Design: September–October
Release to Subscribers: Early November


Please email all manuscripts and images to [email protected].

Contact Us

Sumru Belger Krody, Editor In Chief
[email protected]

Tracy Meserve, Associate Editor
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Editorial Assistant
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