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

Production Schedule

Late August: Submission deadline for the following year’s volume
Early September to mid-January: Peer-review process
Late January to mid-March: Manuscript revisions
Late March: Deadline for revised manuscripts
Early April to late June: Editing
Early July to late September: Design and production
October: Print and online release


Please email all manuscripts and images to


Sumru Belger Krody, Editor In Chief

Lynora Williams, Associate Editor

Samantha Niese, Editorial Assistant