Living Fabric: Weaving among the Nomads of Ladakh Himalaya (New edition)

Living Fabric: Weaving among the Nomads of Ladakh Himalaya (New edition)

By: Monisha Ahmed (author)Hardback

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This is a study of weaving among the nomadic pastoralists of Rupshu, eastern Ladakh. The author traces the relationships between livestock, weaving, and social and symbolic structures to gain understanding of the multi-contextual framework within which wool-orientated activities are undertaken. The first study of the tradition of weaving among the nomadic pastoralists of Rupshu in Eastern Ladakh. Weaving touches all aspects of life here, where both women and men weave. Local narrative states that the craft of weaving was bestowed upon Rupshu by the gods, and

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Product Details

  • publication date: 25/10/2002
  • ISBN13: 9789748304878
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9789748304878
  • weight: 1103
  • ISBN10: 9748304876
  • edition: New edition

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