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Strong Backs Magic Fingers: Traditions of Backstrap Weaving in Bangladesh

Price: Tk1,200.00
Brand: Nymphea Publications
Authors: Manjulika Chakma (Author), Niaz Zaman (Author)
Edition: 1st edition
ISBN: 9847011000009
Page: 128
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Publication Date: January 1, 2010
Product Code: 4175
Availability: In Stock
Condition: New
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The book provides an overview of backstrap weavers and weaving in Bangladesh. It includes accounts of weaving by Bawm, Chak, Chakma, Khyang, Khumi, Lushai, Marma, Mro, Pangkhoa, Tanchangya and Tripura, who dwell in the Rangamati, Khagrachhari and Bandarban regions of the Chittagong Hill Tracts as well as of the Manipuri community who live in the northeast of Bangladesh. The volume enriched with illustration, provides an insight into the communities engaged in backstrap weaving as well as glimpses into the painstaking process involved.

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