Journal of the Oriental Rug and Textile Society

 

The ORTS journal is published three times a year. Contributions are welcomed from members and non-members.

 

Please send articles, ideas for articles and proposals for book or exhibition reviews to Dr Fiona Kerlogue at editor.orts@gmail.com. Deadlines are 1st February, 1st June and 1st October each year.

 

For Guidelines for Contributors click the link below.

Guidelines for Contributors 

Recent issues front covers and contents

 

Autumn 2020 

  • A Carpet Ride to Khiva  by Chris Aslan

  • Bhavani Jamakkalam: The carpets of Tamil Nadu  by Bessie Cecil

  • How Nepalese textiles inspired Susi Dunsmore  by Angus Williams & Caroline Ware

  • Weaving Reproduction Carpets for Standen House, West Sussex  by Pat Clark

 

   Exhibition Review:

       Mediterranean Threads 18th and 19th century Greek Embroideries  

     

   Book Reviews:  

        A Royal Treasure edited  by Dale Gluckmann et al 

       Traditional Indian Handcrafted Textiles by Anjali Karolia                           

       Textiles, The Whole Story  by Beverly Gordon

Summer 2020

  • Farewell  from Louise Teague

  • Textile book covers in the Shan manuscript tradition  by Jana Igunma

  • Jim Thompson: The ‘King of Silk’   by Denise Heywood

  • Katagami: Just a Paper Stencil  Part One  by Mamiko Markham

  • Online Show and Tell 2020

 

     Book Reviews:  

          Cloth that Changed the World: The Art and Fashion of Indian Chintz  ed. Sarah Fee

          Chinese Dress: From the Qing Dynasty to the Present Day  by Valery Garrett

          The Golden Thread, How Fabric Changed History  by Kassia St Clair

          Kimono Couture: The Beauty of Chiso  ed. Vivian Li and Christine D Starkman

Spring 2020

  • The Oriental Carpet in Portugal  by Dimity Spiller

  • Edith Durham: textile collector and champion of the Balkans  by Gavin Strachan

  • In Memoriam: Dr Jon Thompson

     Exhibition Reviews:       

         Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk (V&A)

         Timor: Totems and Tokens (Museu do Oriente, Lisbon)

 

     Book Reviews:                

        The Persian Carpet Tradition  by PRJ Ford

        The Flowering Desert  by Nasreen and Hasan Askari

        Thread and Fire  by Linda S McIntosh

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