Member News: a new book by Cynthia Fowler Ph.D.

Posted on January 20, 2014

Hooked Rugs:  Encounters in American Modern Art, Craft and Design (Ashgate, 2013) is an examination of hooked rugs in America during the interwar years with a focus on the relationship between hooked rugs and American modern art, craft and design.  Although not generally associated with modernism, hooked rugs have a rich historical relationship to experiments in […]

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TSA Announces Winner of Annual R.L. Shep Ethnic Textiles Book Award

Posted on August 26, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Berkeley, CA—Editors of Chinese Silks, Feng Zhao and Dieter Kuhn, have been awarded the R.L Shep Ethnic Textiles Book Award for 2012. In 2000 the Textile Society of America established The R. L. Shep Ethnic Textiles Book Award, through a generous donation from R.L. Shep. This prestigious award, presented yearly, recognizes a […]

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