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Dress and diversity: costumes traditions of the Indian Subcontinent

Across daily life as well as festive occasions in the Indian subcontinent, we see the prominent use of forms of clothing that date back thousands of years. While these are related closely to individual and collective identities, they also reflect how textiles can lend themselves to so many styles and silhouettes. Watch this video to learn about some of the commonly worn costumes in the region.

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Video and resources by The MAP Academy: https://mapacademy.io/academy/courses/textiles-from-the-indian-subcontinent-short-course/.
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