Independent textile scholar; author/creator of TEXTILE DESIGNS: Two Hundred Years of European and American Patterns for Printed Fabrics; RUSSIAN TEXTILES: Printed Cloth for the Bazaars of Central Asia; SILK and COTTON: Textiles from the Central Asia that was - all published by Abrams, New York. Contributing author to COLORS of the OASIS: Central Asian Ikats, The Textile Museum, Washington, D.C. and Founder of The Design Library, NYC.
TEXTILE DESIGNS: Two Hundred Years of European and American Patterns for Printed Fabrics Organized by Motif, Style, Color, Layout and Period. Published by Abrams, New York
"This wonderful book is a little like being let loose unsupervised in the archives of the Victoria and Albert Museum" - The NEW YORK TIMES
"Textile Designs is a dazzling, informative fabric encyclopedia of archival beauty. It is a necessary tool for the fashion industry, schools, and libraries." - WOMEN'S WEAR DAILY
"Open this volume to any page and prepare to lose yourself in a dizzying array of patterns...In addition to the book's visual splendor, its text is refreshingly intelligent, informed, and witty." - ART in AMERICA Magazine