Luxury's Labors: Kashmir in the South Asian Textile Trade with Europe
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Lecture by Liza Oliver, postdoctoral fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and recent Northwestern Art History Ph.D., considers the symbolic and commodity value of Kashmiri shawls across Indian and European markets. With primary focus on the 19th century, she also examines how Kashmiri trade with Europe altered the social standing and labor practices of Indian textile artisans. Please check the following link for updated time.