Textiles of north eastern India
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Published by Firma KLM in Calcutta .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Textile industry -- India.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [120]-122).

StatementG.K. Ghosh, Shukla Ghosh.
ContributionsGhosh, Shukla.
LC ClassificationsHD9866.A2 G46 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 122 p. ;
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL164277M
ISBN 10817102095X
LC Control Number99940508

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Over the past hundred years, “chintz” has come to mean any floral printed furnishing fabric, usually made of cotton, and often glazed. Its origins as a hand-drawn and dyed fabric from India are often forgotten, but it is with these rare earlier chintzes that this book is by: 9. India's landscapes are as fantastically varied as its cultural traditions. From the snow-dusted peaks of the Himalaya to the sun-splashed beaches of the tropical south, the country has a bounty of outdoor attractions. You can scout for big jungle cats on scenic wildlife safaris, paddle in the shimmering waters of coastal retreats, take blood.   Market Promotion of Textiles and Handloom Products in NER; North Eastern Region Textile Promotion Scheme; Handlooms Weavers Comprehensive Welfare Scheme; Compendium in English; Central Assistance for setting up of Enforcement Machinery in States/UTs under the scheme of Implementation of the Handlooms (Reservation of Articles for Production) Act. This day journey through the North East of India showcases the region’s textile traditions. Beginning with three days in Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, this tour then journeys into three of the states of North East India – Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland – to explore their unique textile traditions.

North-east India occupies a unique and important place in the indigenous textile culture of India. The people of the hilly areas and the valley areas of No. The economic history of India begins with the Indus Valley Civilization (– BCE), whose economy appears to have depended significantly on trade and examples of overseas trade. The Vedic period saw countable units of precious metal being used for exchange. The term Nishka appears in this sense in the Rigveda. Historically, India was the largest economy in the world for most of the next. From the Jacket The production of textiles in India continues to flourish just as it has for many centuries. The interactions of peoples — indigenous tribes, invaders, traders, explorers — through history has built a culture legendary for its variety and colour. From the Ram of Kutch to the Coromandel Coast, from city and village, handloom weavers, block printers, painters, dyers and. About the Book The Indian textile industry has a history of more than two thousand years dating back to the pre-Christian era. However, substantial data on textiles and weavers is available only form the medieval period, when South Indian handlooms prospered. Textiles and Weavers provides a comprehensive history of the world of weaving in South India from the tenth century onwards.