Overview for Academic Dictionary of Textiles
The present publication is an up-to-date, authentic and comprehensive dictionary of textiles, which recognizes that textiles is a field in its own right, with its own language, and that terms and their definitions are important for professionals and students of textiles. It aims to provide clear, concise, and correct definitions and descriptions of the terms used in textiles. The terminology of all the branches of textiles are included in this work. This work is designed to be a comprehensive reference tool for textiles professionals, students and laymen interested in textiles. It is earnestly hoped that it will be an authoritative source to which one can turn with confidence for meaning and knowledge of the common, specialized and latest terms in textiles and allied fields.
Vinay Kumar (Editor)
Vinay Kumar, a renowned teacher of textiles did his postgraduate diploma in textiles design in 1974. He has over twenty-five years' experience in the garment and textile industry. He has organised many national as well as international seminars, symposia and workshops on textiles and has been honoured widely for his significant contributions to the field. As a prolific writer, he her contributed many learned articles in various journals and magazines and also authored a number of books in the subject. Currently is working with many pedagogical as well as industrial institutions as a consultant and adviser.