Hunting cloth (chireh) from Western Afghanistan.  From the collection of Pierre and Micheline Centlivres (pp12-15)
Asian Textiles - No 40 - 32p, June 2008 available as a Pdf file to download
Editorial - Nick Fielding
Stunning Indian chintz at the Ashmolean - Ruth Barnes
Recreating India's Mughal silks - Francesca Galloway
Message from OATG chairman, Dr Ruth Barnes
Museum expansion delayed until late 2009
Update: TCC battles for its survival
Online exhibition of Filipino textiles
Chireh - Hunting cloths from Afghanistan - Nick Fielding
Prized suzanis from the Burrell Collection - Noorah al-Gailani
Symbolic Chinese textiles at the Horniman - Fiona Kerlogue
Afghan rugs that speak for themselves - Max Allen
OATG visits and meetings: A marvellous textile trip to Liverpool, Pip Rau's ikats at the V&A, Jenny Parry's braid journey to Kyoto
Book reviews: Changing Clothes in China: Fashion, History, Nation, Finnane, Antonia; The Sheila Paine Embroidery collection, Dreweatts Saleroom catalogue; Ajrakh, Patterns and Borders, Ronald, Emma; The Worldwide History of Dress, Anawalt, Patricia Rieff; Textiles from Dunhuang in UK Collections, Feng, Zhao, Wang, Helen, Person, Helen, Wood, Frances; Chintz: Indian Textiles for the West, Crill, Rosemary.
UK and Overseas Events - see 'Events Stop Press!' for information received on any events that missed the curent edition of Asian Textiles but will be too late for the next edition
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