Carlson, Estelle
January 2005
Surface Design Journal;Winter2005, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p11
Trade Publication
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.


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