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History of Clothing in India/South Asia
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July 2021

Clothes and dressing have been integral in every civilization. India or South Asia has had a long and rich history of weaving, fabrics and dress styles. Ektara brings you a list of links and online resources on clothing history.

History of clothing in Indian subcontinent, Wikipedia

Tracing history of clothing in India

Evolution of Fashion Industry in India

The Emperor's Humbler Clothes: Textures of Courtly Dress in Seventeenth-century South Asia, Sylvia Houghteling

History of Indian fashion

Dressing the Indian woman through history

What did people wear in ancient India?

History of Indian Ethnic Wear

Rare books on Indian textiles and clothing (Bhau Daji Lad museum)

Fashions of the Past: Haute Couture and More from Ancient India

The history of sari: The nine yard wonder

India's long history with genderless clothing

Traditional Dresses Of Indian States

Why India Once Led The Fashion Industry

Textiles and trade in South Asia during the Proto-Historic and Early Historic Period, J.Mark Kenoyer

This list is in progress. Please let us know if you know of some good archive on the Internet which concerns us and we may have missed. Please report if you find any dead links.

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