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Secrets of the trade: inherited traditions

Many South Asian artisans involved in weaving, dyeing and embellishing textiles are custodians of traditions that date back centuries. Textile practices, therefore, are an inextricable part of their lives and personal histories. Watch this video to find out more about the ways these traditions are inherited, taught and preserved within communities and cultural practices.

View the transcript here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Kzd_7_vfaOs0PF7RdgXAI165iOaPBYDc/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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