Jennifer Wearden is a former textile curator in the department of Furniture, Textiles and Fashion at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, where she was responsible for the oriental carpets in the collection. She has conducted several studies on the technical characteristics of Near and Middle Eastern textiles as well as European peasant textiles and dress. She also studied the distinguishing technical and design characteristics of Middle Eastern and South American ikats. Wearden is coauthor of Samplers (1999), Ottoman Embroidery (2001), and Dress in Detail from around the World (2002).
Last update: 06/10/2009