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 75 - 32p, Spring 2020

Access colour PDF of No 75 (available to members to download with the password on the back page)


Helen Wolfe, the new chair of OATG, introduces herself

A message from Aimée Payton, our outgoing chair

Dr Jon Thompson, a memoir by Christopher Legge

Bridewealth sarongs of Kédang by David and Sue Richardson

New kimono display in the Ashmolean by Clare Pollard and Sue Stanton

Batik cloth decorated with Arabic calligraphy at the Horniman by Fiona Kerlogue

The Indian saree and the meaning of ‘Tradition’ by Christopher Buckley

Book review: The Flowering Desert: Textiles from Sindh

OATG AGM minutes of 18 January 2020

OATG contacts and administration

Issues of Asian Textiles from 1-62 (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 here for 2018 , 2019 and 2020. 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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Gujarati block print

Newberry Collection, c.1900

Ashmolean Museum