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Pashmina, the Kashmir shawl and beyond /

Pashmina, the Kashmir shawl and beyond /
DK Number:DK-193913
ISBN: 8185026904
Title: Pashmina, the Kashmir shawl and beyond /
Author: by Janet Rizvi with Monisha Ahmed.
Imprint: Mumbai : Marg Publications, on behalf of the National Centre for the Performing Arts ; [New Delhi : Exclusively distributed by Variety Book Depot],
Physical Desc.: 324 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 32 cm.
Year: 2009
Price: USD 80.00
Volume Title: pt. 1. The fibre -- pt. 2. The textile -- pt. 3. The history -- pt. 4. By land and sea -- pt. 5. Cashmere and Kashmir.
Subject Strings: Cashmere shawls--History.
  
  
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Title Contents
Chapter No.Chapter TitleChapter AuthorPage No.
Part 1The Fibre
Chapter 1Pashm and other Animal Fibres22
Chapter 2Changra and changpa : the goats and their herdersMonisha Ahmed28
Chapter 3From changthang to Srinagar : the Pashm TradeMonisha Ahmed36
Part 2The Textile
Chapter 4Spinners, Weavers, and Needleworkers48
Chapter 5Design and designers76
Part 3The History
Chapter 6Early History : conjecture and speculation142
Chapter 7The Mughal Period148
Chapter 8The Iran Connection : the Termeh164
Chapter 9The Business in the 19th Century170
Part 4By land and sea
Chapter 10The Kashmir Shawl in India190
Chapter 11The Kashmir Shawl in Iran, West Asia and Russia206
Chapter 12Shawls in the West218
Part 5Cashmere and Kashmir
Chapter 13Beyond the shawl: Pashmina Becomes CashmereMonisha Ahmed242
Chapter 14Meanwhile, Back in the Valley254
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