“Two dozen experts give top of the line treatment to the history of techniques.”—Washington Post
“Covers time with a breathtaking visual impact.”—Antiques Magazine
“Beautifully illustrated with period interiors and archive photographs.”—Period Living
“Splendidly illustrated survey of world textile art.”—Hali
About the Author
is deputy director and curator of textiles at Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester. She lives in the UK. Additional contributors are drawn from the British Museum, British Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, and elsewhere.