‘I am spending all my Money … I bought 10 yds of (pretty coloured check’d muslin)

Jane Austen (1775-1817), English author, writing to her sister Cassandra on 18th April 1811

‘Cotton Manufacture of Dacca’, the most detailed history on muslin to-date, 19th century


ঢাকাই মসলিন- আবদুল কারিম, মে ১৯৬৫, ফজলে রাব্বি, বাংলা একাডেমী।
জামদানী- মোহাম্মদ সাইদুর, জুন ১৯৯৩, বাংলা একাডেমী।
Muslin-Sonia Ashmore, 2012, V&A Publishing.
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Textile Tradition of Bangladesh-National Crafts Council of Bangladesh, Second revised Edition 2006, National Crafts Council of Bangladesh.
A Dictionary of the Economic Products of India, Vol 4, Cambridge Library Collection, 1890


How India clothed the world: the world of South Asian textiles. 1500-1850, Roberto Davini, Business History, 2010

The Life of Edward Baines, Late M.P. for the Borough of Leeds, Edward Baines, newspaper proprietor, Leeds

An Account of the Art of Weaving amongst the Ancients, (On The Raw Materials Used For Weaving, Volume 1), James Yates

The Marie Antoinette dress that ignited the slave trade, Caroline London, January, 2018

The Mapping of Indian Textiles, Anshika Jain, June, 2019

The Wild and cultivated Cotton plants of the world by Sir George Watt;, Longmans, Green, and co., London 1907

Bengal to Britain (Re-creating Historic Fashions of the Muslin Trade), Foreward by Dr. Sarif Uddin Ahmed, Edited by Heritage Fashion Recreations, Designed by Saif Osmani, Stepney Community Trust

Protecting Bangladesh’s Geographical Indication Interests (The case of Jamdani), October 2014, National Crafts Council of Bangladesh.

SPINNING FOR FREEDOM- On How Viewing Khadi as theatre Unravels the Narrative of Mahatma Gandhi- By Dr. Susan S. Bean
5000 years of India’s Trade textile by Jasleen Dhamija
Traditional Handicrafts, Reviving the once-famous Muslin by K.R.N Swamy
Woven Air An Introduction- Beth Stockley,
‘On the Supply of Cotton from British India’, East India Company, Henry St. George Tucker, 1836