Monthly Archives: March 2019

JAMDANI: The Traditional Art of Weaving

Jamdani is a fine Muslin textile of BENGAL, produced for centuries in South Rupshi of Narainganj district in Bangladesh. The historic production of Jamdani was patronized by imperial warrants of the Mughals. Under British rule, the Bengali Jamdani and muslin industries rapidly declined due to colonial import policies favoring industrially manufactured textiles. In more recent […]

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