A review of contemporary tapestry design, discussing the progression from early designs to tapestry production today. The book looks in detail at the current tapestry scene, in which weavers and artists across the globe have begun appropriating the medium to present their work and ideas in a previously unexplored fashion.
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.