Textile traditions of Northeast India

a catalogue of M.C. Goswami Museum callection [i.e. collection], Gauhati by Sankar Kumar Roy

Publisher: Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (National Museum of Mankind), Publisher: Pratibha Prakashan in Bhopal, Delhi

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About the Edition

Brief study and description of textile products of the Museum.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementSankar K. Roy ; general editor, Kishor K. Basa.
SeriesIntangible cultural heritage of India -- 9, Intangible cultural heritage of India -- 9.
ContributionsIndirā Gāndhī Rāshṭrīya Mānava Saṅgrahālaya.
LC ClassificationsNK8876.A1 R69 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. in various pagings :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23623967M
ISBN 108177022008
ISBN 109788177022001
LC Control Number2009346019

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About the Book The Collection of Textiles in the Madhab Chandra Goswami Museum, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University is important for the reasons that these are collected from among most of the ethno-cultural groups of Northeast India.

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Goswami Museum callection [i.e. collection], Gauhati. [Sankar Kumar Roy; Madhab Chandra Goswami Museum.; Indirā Gāndhī Rāshṭrīya Mānava Saṅgrahālaya.] -- Brief study and description of textile products of the Museum.

India is a multidimensional country with a population of trillion spread across various regions with different traditions and rituals. Special costumes and clothes have a long history to be. Cotton, white gold in India. Over centuries, textile became an important part of Indian economy We should know that India is the world's second industry in textile.

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The people of the hilly areas and the valley areas of No. the magic weavers of north - east To understand the craft traditions of north-eastern India, one must know the terrain, its people and their way of life. For in this area, as is in most other parts of India, crafts are not practiced as hobby, nor are they a commercial venture; they are very much an integral part of the life and customs of the.

Northeast India (officially North Eastern Region, NER) is the easternmost region of India representing both a geographic and political administrative division of the country.

It comprises eight states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and region shares an international border of 5, kilometres (3, mi) (about 99 Country: India.

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The country has greater confidence to take on the competition from developed countries and has attracted global.