The cloth is like the light vapours of dawn’

– Yuan Chwang, Chinese traveller visiting India, 629 – 645 CE

  • Preserved specimens of 'phuti karpas'
  • Antique muslin sari
  • Antique muslin motif
  • Rudimentary tools used for muslin manufacture
  • Gossypium Arboreum painting with leaf of revived plant
  • Sonargaon, once the hub of muslin manufacture
  • An aerial view of the Jamuna