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The Textile Museum Journal



Our peer-reviewed journal is the leading publication for the exchange of textile scholarship in North America. We release a new volume each fall, available digitally and in print. Articles feature research on the cultural, technical, historical, and aesthetic significance of textiles from all around the world. The journal was published from 1962 to 2004, and then reinstated in 2017 thanks to support from the Markarian Foundation. Already a subscriber? Log in to your account with University of Texas Press.



About the Current Volume

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Guest edited by Drs. Ruth Barnes and Cristin McKnight Sethi, volume 46 of The Textile Museum Journal celebrates scholar Dr. Mattiebelle Gittinger and her pioneering contributions to the field of South and Southeast Asian textiles. The ten essays in this volume were contributed by scholars who worked with Gittinger, as well as younger researchers who have been influenced by her scholarship. From a close technical analysis of historical materials, to ethnographic fieldwork, to tracing objects through museum and private collections, these essays honor the breadth and depth of Gittinger’s work and offer a roadmap for future scholarship in the field.


If you have questions about the journal, contact Editorial Assistant Michael Chergosky at [email protected].