TITLE

BHUTAN: A STEP BACK IN TIME

AUTHOR(S)
Carlson, Estelle
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Winter2005, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the condition of the textile industry in Northern India and Bhutan. Importance of preserving the traditional cultures to the natives; Concern how technology has influenced the textile art of the region; Observation of a shift from using vegetable dyes to commercial dyes; Impact of tourism on the continued use of vegetable dyes; Process used to develop the indigo, green and red dyes; Description of the traditional hand-made garments made for men and women.
ACCESSION #
15644741

 

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