JOURNAL

 

The Journal of the Oriental Rug and Textile Society 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

Spring 2021 

Articles

  • Weaving with gold: a look at some Japanese Buddhist textiles by Helen Loveday

  • Manastir rugs and kilims by Gavin Strachan

  • Industrialisation and the Import of Cotton by Emma Slocombe

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

Book Reviews

  • How to Weave a Navajo Rug by Lynda Teller Pete and Barbara Teller Ornelas

  • Early Islamic Textiles by Friedrich Spuhler

  • The Persian Carpet: The Forgotten Years 1722-1872 by Hadi Maktabi

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Autumn 2020

Articles

  • 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

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Summer 2020

Farewell  from Louise Teague

Articles

  • 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

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Spring 2020

Articles

  • 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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