Melissa Leventon

Melissa Leventon is a specialist in the history of European and American fashion and textiles. Formerly Curator-in-Charge of Textiles at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, she is now principal of Curatrix Group Museum Consultants and Appraisers, where she has consulted with museums all over the US as well as a the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles in Bangkok. A noted author and popular lecturer, Melissa teaches fashion history and theory at California College of the Arts, and is a member of the board of the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles.

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