Timothy Wilcox has held curatorial positions at the British Museum and the V&A. He is a regular contributor to the Cambridge International Summer School and was for ten years an Associate Lecturer at the University of Surrey. Caron Penney is a weaver and artist. She is Head of the West Dean Tapestry Studio in West Sussex - one of the leading international proponents of traditional tapestry production - and is project coordinator and team leader on the Studio's current Historic Scotland commission for Stirling Castle.
"There is so much in the book to get one excited about tapestry... All in all, the book is very interesting reading and above all, dazzling." - "Fibre Focus Review" Featured in Textile Plus (German), Popular Craft Magazine, UK Handmade and the Journal of Weavers. 'This is an attractive pictoral narrative of the traditions and stylistic development of the weaving industry from the Middle east through to the present day' Decorative Arts Society 'Anyone interested in the British perspective of the exciting subject of tapestry will really get their money's worth in this publication' European Textile Network