History of Textiles Information Resources: Researching by Artist, Era & Culture

General Information

Researching by Time Period

Researching by Culture

One approach to researching by culture is to start with the Oxford Art Online, an encyclopedia with scholarly articles that include bibliographic references. Another option would be to search the Library Catalog using terms such as "Textile history" and (country or culture name). 

Researching by Culture

Textile Artists

Contemporary Textile Artists

Books on individual artists can be found by using the Library Catalog while articles on individuals are found through using the Indexes and databases.

One particularly good series of series of volumes is Portfolio, published since 2000-, with each volume focusing on an important, international textile artist. The volumes are well illustrated and provide biographical and critical information on the individual artists. Some sample titles from the series include: