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The OATG Journal

OATG publishes its 32-page full-colour journal, Asian Textiles, three times a year in Spring, Summer and Autumn. 

Download a Pdf file: Guidelines for articles and pictures for Asian Textiles. For further information or contributions contact the Editor.

Current Issue of ASIAN TEXTILES Journal


Asian Textiles - No 87 - 32pp, Spring 2024

Access colour PDF of No 87 (available to members to download with the password on the back page)


Knots for Nerds: new precision tools for the technical analysis of carpets
Burmese textiles, from Inle Lake to the Thailand border
Research and creation with the game of tablet weaving
Early Textiles Study Group courses identifying the structure of textiles
Book Review: Scissor Bags & Sheep Scissors in the Nomadic Tradition by Peter Umney-Gray
Book Review: Pull of the Thread: Textile Travels of a Generation by Sheila Fruman
Book Review
: Unravelling the Silk Road: Travels and Textiles in Central Asia by Chris Aslan

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Issues of Asian Textiles from 1-71 (1-38 known as the Newsletter) are available as pdf files to download free here.


Issues published in the last 3 calendar years are password protected for OATG members only and can be accessed on the Members' Resources page. To access the on-line version of this edition of Asian Textiles you will need the username and password which are printed inside the back cover of the journal. Access to the pdfs is free to all those who received a hard copy of Asian Textiles either as a member or by purchasing it as an individual issue. If you are not an OATG member, go to the Membership section of this website and join up now. If you do not have the required username or password to download an issue, but believe you qualify for access to them, contact the web editor

To receive regular copies of Asian Textiles you are invited to subscribe to the Oxford Asian Textile Group.

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