ISBN 9788174362018,Khadi



Martand Singh


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Roli Books

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9788174362018

ISBN-10 8174362010

Paper Back

Number of Pages 70 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

Editorial Review Khadi. Even in the 21st century, this word evokes instantly, for most Indians, the image and sensation of a robust, home-spun cotton fabric. A more distant, and now fading, impression is one of 'Khadi" as the 'livery of India's freedom', of Mahatma Gandhi clothing with consummate vision an entire struggle for national independence. The word still stands for a homespun cloth that endows its maker with self-worth and self-sufficiency. This book comprises essays, researches, writings and photo essays to put together all the strands of Khadi, the cloth, and Khadi, the symbol, together. It also documents an exhibition, sponsored by the Swiss Volkart Foundation, which has begun its journey in India. The Volkart Foundation was founded in 1851 concurrently in Mumbai and in the small Swiss town of Winterthur