muslin

Fabled ‘Dhakai Muslin’ Revived

For over 200 years, muslin was only a memory, until recently, when due to the keen interest of Bangladesh government and the craftsmanship of our local artisans, it was revived and the fabled cloth is now once again a reality.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

The return of the heritage loom — Muslin

An inseparable part of growing up was to listen to the elders lamenting about all the good things that are lost forever from the land of Bengal. Grandmothers would tell tales of saris made of muslin, which would pass through a ring; a yard of the finest cloth that would fit inside a matchbox - The Muslin

March 8, 2022
March 8, 2022

Fabled ‘Dhakai Muslin’ Revived

For over 200 years, muslin was only a memory, until recently, when due to the keen interest of Bangladesh government and the craftsmanship of our local artisans, it was revived and the fabled cloth is now once again a reality.

July 17, 2021
July 17, 2021

The story of Raanubala

Piyush Kanti Sarkar’s juxtaposed love for posies of flowers and nature has the traditional Bengali fashion scene abuzz with Raanubala, an online outlet creating just the most mesmerising pieces of saris you have probably ever laid eyes upon.

February 8, 2016
February 8, 2016

Fund research on muslin: analysts

The government should provide financial assistance to researchers and weavers of muslin to revive the lost glory of the fine cotton

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

Muslin story

Muslin was the attire of kings and queens, a fabled fabric which was the pinnacle of European fashion in the 18th and 19th centuries.

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

Exploring the types of muslin

Muslin is a cotton fabric of plain weave. Hand woven from an uncommon and delicate yarn, it was found in Bangladesh and the Indian State of West Bengal and was exported to Europe for much of the 17th and 18th century.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Manicured fingers throwing stones

Young Palestinian women have increasingly joined males to hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers and chant slogans as unrest has spread in recent days in the occupied West Bank.