Priscilla Lowry


Priscilla Lowry is a medieval historian, teacher, designer and former London gallery Director. She is a University lecturer and travels extensively giving lectures and workshops on silk, textiles, fashion, art and social history as depicted in medieval manuscripts and paintings. She exhibits her silk garments and is a national judge for textiles and wearable art.

Where to find Priscilla Lowry online

Where to buy in print


The World of Silk
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The World of Silk is the third book in the series. It explores the history, lifestyle, fashions, culture and experiences of the many different countries and people whose lives are dependent on silk, from peasant farmers to haute couture. Each country tells its story and highlights the many changes over the centuries and looks towards the future of silk in the world today.

Priscilla Lowry’s tag cloud

fashion    new zealand    nz    sericulture    silk    social history    textiles