Textile Society of America


Date of this Version

Spring 2016


Published by the Textile Society of America.

Website = http://www.textilesociety.org


Letter from the Editor

Volunteer Opportunity: TSA Is Looking for a New Proceedings Editor

Letter from the President

Textiles Close Up Report: Art of the Zo: Textiles from Myanmar, India, and Bangladesh, Chin Weaving at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

R. L. Shep Ethnic Textile Book Award 2015 Nominees

Ossabaw Island, Indigo, and Sea Island Cotton: Two Ways to See a Georgia Barrier Island

Peer-Review Process Yields Range of Exciting Exhibitions for Biennial Symposium

Book Reviews:
Symbols of Power: Luxury Items from Islamic Lands, 7th–21st Century
Textiles of the Banjara: Cloth and Culture of a Wandering Tribe
The Handbook of Textile Culture
Traditional Weavers of Guatemala: Their Stories, Their Lives
Designing Identity: The Power of Textiles in Late Antiquity

Conference Review: 21st Annual Weaving History Conference, 2015

Featured Exhibitions:
Heirlooms, Catastrophe, and Survival: The Lace and Sampler Collection of the Palazzo Davanzati
The Fabric of India, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Fashion Meets Technology in #techstyle, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Shibori and Ikat in Mesoamerica

International Report:
The Centre for Textile Conservation at the University of Glasgow & a New Era for Textile Dye Research in Scotland
The Philippine Textile Research Institute, Taguig City, Philippines

Member News:
Member Publications
Member Workshops and Lectures
Member Awards & Honors
Member Exhibitions

Conferences & Opportunities

Symposium Program [Crosscurrents: Land, Labor, and the Port, 15th Biennial Symposium, Savannah, Georgia, October 19–23, 2016]