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Title: <i style="">Pashmina shawl</i> - A traditional way of making in Kashmir
Authors: Yaqoob, Ishrat
Sofi, Asif H
Wani, Sarfaraz A
Sheikh, FD
Bumla, Nazir A
Keywords: Handicrafts
<i style="">Pashmina</i>
<i style="">Shawls</i>
Issue Date: Apr-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Series/Report no.: Int. Cl.<sup>8</sup>: BO5D 1/00, DO4H, DO6L 3/00, DO6L 1/06, DO6L 1/14, DO6L 1/00, DO6P, B65H, F26B 13/00, DO1B 3/00, DO1B 5/00
Abstract: Since centuries, the handicraft industry is running successfully in beautiful valley of Kashmir. Among handicrafts, <i style="">shawl</i> industry has gained popularity all over the world for the way these <i style="">shawls</i> are being prepared. <i style="">Shawl</i> making in Kashmir is an age old practice over which the artisans have expertise themselves over generations. The <i style="">shawls</i> prepared from <i style="">Pashmina </i>fibre are liked by all irrespective of their age, sex and nation. From ages, <i style="">Pashmina shawls</i> are being prepared in the valley by traditional methods. The objective of the study was to ascertain the processing methodology adapted by local artisans in Kashmir Valley for shawl preparation<b style="">.</b> In this paper, the processing of <i style="">Pashmina</i> from fibre to the final product (<i style="">shawl</i>) right from harvesting up to finishing is presented in detail.
Description: 329-333
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.11(2) [April 2012]

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