John Gillow

John Gillow
John Gillow at World Textile Day Scotland

John Gillow has spent more more than 35 years traveling the world, studying, collecting, lecturing and writing about textiles.

He has written many acclaimed books about world textiles, most recently Textiles of the Islamic World.

As a dealer, John specialises in unique, vintage and collectable textiles and costumes from around the world.

Available online from The African Fabric Shop:

African Textiles: Colour and Creativity Across a Continent by John Gillow