Louise W. Mackie
Louise W. Mackie was curator of Textiles & Islamic Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art (1998-16 retired). She exhibited Islamic textiles plus “Muhammad Shah’s Royal Persian Tent” (ruled 1834-48) from the museum’s excellent collection. Mackie co-founded and was president of the Textile Society of America and has a M.A. degree in Islamic Art History from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.