India’s fight for independence from the British was a long struggle in which textile practices played a central part. Closely linked to the formation of the country as we know it today, these are still seen as symbols of resistance and sovereignty.
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Ragini Nayak, “Khadi and Gandhiji: Looking beyond the Fabric.”
Divia Patel, “The spinning wheel of democracy,” (from the V&A Blog)
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