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Textiles from India : the global trade : papers presented at a conference on the Indian textile trade, Kolkata, 12-14 October 2003

Author: Rosemary Crill; Sutra (Organization : Kolkata, India)
Publisher: Calcutta ; New York, NY : Seagull Books, 2006.
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Contributed papers presented at a conference "Sutra: Thread, Ties, and Transformations- two thousand years of textile trade between the Indian sub-continent and the world" held at Calcutta in October 2003.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Textiles from India.
Calcutta ; New York, NY : Seagull Books, 2006
(OCoLC)607929214
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Crill; Sutra (Organization : Kolkata, India)
ISBN: 1905422172 9781905422173
OCLC Number: 70265890
Notes: "Copyright: Sutra 2005"--T.p. verso.
Description: xvi, 388 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction : it all started with George / Amrita Mukerji --
Brocade for the Buddhists : the textile trade between Benares and Tibet / Monisha Ahmed --
The contemporary use of gyasar brocade in Qinghai Province, China / Joss Graham --
Bengali textiles as tribute items to Ming China / Ralph Kauz --
The unusual textile trade between India and Sri Lanka : block-prints and chintz 1550-1900 / Steven Cohen --
The Asian trade in Kashmir shawls / Janet Rizvi --
Indian textiles for island taste : the trade to eastern Indonesia / Ruth Barnes --
In quest of patterns : notes on a group of Indian trade textiles from the treasury of the Raja of Los Palos in East Timor / Brigitte Khan Majlis --
Who influenced whom? : the Indian textile trade to Sumatra and Java / Mary Hunt Kahlenberg --
Kalabari identity and Indian textiles in the Niger Delta / Joanne Eicher --
Changing twentieth-century textile design and industry structure in the India-West Africa embroidery trade / Hazel Lutz --
An Indian Ocean odyssey : Malagasy raffia ikat textiles in Gujarat / Jeffrey Hess --
Bengal goods for America in the nineteenth century / Susan Bean --
Seventeenth-century perceptions of textile trade as evidenced in the writings of the Emperor Jahangir and Sir Thomas Roe / Donald Clay Johnson --
The earliest survivors? : the Indian embroideries at Hardwick Hall / Rosemary Crill --
The geography of textiles / Jasleen Dhamija --
High roads and low roads : a historical overview of the textile trade of Sindh / Nasreen Askari --
Surat as a centre of the textile trade / Sujata Parsai --
Muslins of Bengal / Ruby Ghuznavi --
Satgaon quilts : a study / Satarupa Dutta Majumder --
Mashru as a trade textile / Yashodhara Agrawal --
The trade in zardozi textiles / Charu Smita Gupta --
India's trade in indigo : its ups and downs / Jenny Balfour-Paul --
Shipwrecks, dyestuffs and the India trade / Rex Cowan.
Responsibility: edited by Rosemary Crill.
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Covering the medieval period, this book explores the global history of textiles from India. It is illustrated with over 250 colour photographs. We read about shawls from Kashmir making their way  Read more...

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