CONTRIBUTOR:

Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood

AFFILIATION:

Director, Textile Research Centre

TITLE:

Director

DEPARTMENT:

INSTITUTION:

Textile Research Centre

BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood is the director of the Textile Research Centre, Leiden and a specialist in Middle Eastern dress and textiles. She obtained her PhD from the Dept. of Archaeology, Manchester University. Dr. Vogelsang-Eastwood worked for many years as a textile archaeologist in Egypt, before turning to more recent aspects of Middle Eastern dress. She is currently working on an encyclopedia of embroidery from the Arab World.