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Indian Textiles : Past and Present

G.K. Ghosh and Shukla Ghosh

ISBN 10: 8170247063 / ISBN 13: 9788170247067
Published by APH, 2011
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Contents Introduction 1 Linen the wonder textile 2 Ramie the neglected textile 3 Jute ethnic identity of undivided Bengal 4 Cotton textile Indias gift to humanity 5 Muslin the pride of India 6 Textile from wool 7 Silk and sericulture 8 By products from sericulture 9 Dyeing and printing of textile 10 Indian textiles 11 Poetry on the loom 12 Baluchari epic sonnet of Indian textile 13 Ikat art and textile from Orissa 14 Textiles from Nagaland 15 Phee the classical apparels from Manipur 16 Dua and Puan the prized textiles from Mizoram 17 Textile from Tripura 18 Textile from abode of the cloud 19 Textile from the land of rising sun 20 Indian textile and national leaders Conclusion Annexures Bibliography IndexIndia perhaps the only country which has maximum contribution in textile to the world right from the era of Indus valley civilisation till today Even today Indias handlooms and spinning wheel contributes largest variation of designs India gives the finest textile like muslim brightest textile like silk cheapest textile like jute and strongest textile like ramie It continued to flourish inspite of onslaughlat of British Government legally by enacting the notorious Calico Act besides physical torture The book gives various aspects of Indians traditional textile which no other country can match in respect of diversity There are detailed discussion of raw materials evolution of technology including appropriate technology and various types of designs Sketches and photographs are also given to give detailed idea and shall be helpful for those who would like to implement various socio economic programme on textiles Perhaps are of the few complete book on Indian textile and shall be helpful for programme executives of khadi handloom and rural development It shall also be helpful for marketing executives who deal with textiles Besides discussing in general the textile art of tribal art of tribal states of North Eastern India are discussed separately The story of rivival of Dhaka muslin and Baluchary are discussed in separate chapters The book will make Indians proud of their heritage" jacket 306 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 96315

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Title: Indian Textiles : Past and Present

Publisher: APH

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

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