Mantles of Merit: Chin Textiles from Myanmar, India and Bangladesh

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River, 2005 - Art - 288 pages
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Until now the history, culture and textiles of the Chin, a heterogeneous group of people, has been inadequately studied. Their rich textile culture emphasizes grand blankets and intricate tunics, made of homespun cotton, flax, hemp and silk, dyed with in

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David W. Fraser is a research associate at both The Textile Museum in Washington, DC and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

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