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Imperial splendour: textiles and royal life

Opulent textiles were leveraged by kingdoms and empires to affirm their place in South Asian society. In this video, we explore how these can reveal deep societal imbalances by looking at intersections of patronage, production and power.

View the transcript: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1yxN2G89FJjl5WzSTG_ois9H5yE6c0yeq/view?usp=sharing
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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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