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New Membership Benefits Valued at Over $110!

Posted on December 5, 2014
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Exciting Collaborations Lead To New Membership Benefits We are excited to announce that through partnerships with publishers we are now offering discounted subscriptions to 3 of the premier journals in the textile field. That’s a total savings of over $110! – all for your regular annual membership fee. These quality journals already feature many of […]

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Review of TCU in Toronto by Alejandra Gómez Colorado

Posted on December 4, 2014
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Alejandra Gomex Colorado was the TSA scholarship recipient for this program. She is a Social Anthropologist specializing in Islamic Art and Culture. She is professor and curator for the Middle East collections at Museo Nacional de las Culturas (National Museum of Cultures) in Mexico.  Textiles Close Up: Treasures of Islamic Textiles & Art in Toronto, November 10-11, 2014 For […]

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12th Brandford/Elliot Awardee Announced

Posted on October 30, 2014
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Andrea Donnelly Honored with 12th Brandford/Elliott Award at Textile Symposium The Textile Society of America convened for its 14th Biennial Symposium in Los Angeles, Sept. 10-14, 2014. At the closing awards banquet, artist Andrea Donnelly of Richmond, VA was announced as the 2014 Brandford/Elliott awardee. The Brandford/Elliott Award honors the lives and work of Joanne […]

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Letter from TSA’s New President Roxane Shaughnessy

Posted on October 20, 2014
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Dear Members and Friends, Just over a month ago many of us were enjoying the shared excitement of joining together on the beautiful UCLA campus, and participating in the 14th biennial Symposium. With over 400 participants, the atmosphere of creative energy, collegiality, and enthusiasm was truly inspiring. The excellent program, Plenary Day, and the tours […]

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Textile Society of America Announces 2013 Winner of R.L. Shep Ethnic Textiles Book Award

Posted on October 17, 2014
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Berkeley, CA—Resplendent Dress from Southeastern Europe: a History in Layers, by Elizabeth Wayland Barber and Barbara Belle Sloan, editors, earned the 2013 R. L. Shep Ethnic Textile Book Award from the Textile Society of America, according to TSA Awards Co-Chair Jill D’Alessandro of the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco and TSA President Roxane Shaughnessy of […]

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