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Addakam aka Chintz – Indias coloured cottons that made history.

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Addakam aka Chintz – Indias coloured cottons that made history.

Bharat’s textile innovations and their influences on fashion, trade and industry were widespread around the world. even in places as far as Cairo, Japan, Sumatra, London, and Ottawa. They were the luxury fabric of their day, desired by all, and it was one of the greatest commodity that drew foreigners to India’s shores hungry for more. Chintz was one such prized possession. We are going to look at the story of Chintz in this series.

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Chintz – Indias coloured cottons that made history.?

Chintz - Indias coloured cottons that made history.
Which Indian fabric once sparked a revolution in global trade and fashion?00:07:03
What did Indonesians demand from European traders in exchange for spices?00:04:36
How the secret of making India’s prized coloured cotton was stolen?00:04:52
How Indian weaving was destroyed?00:07:24

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