David Drickhamer

12 days ago

The rise of the machines: Kashmir's weavers fear for their future

aljazeera.com

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir - As he puts the finishing touches on a delicate, woven mauve pashmina wool shawl that has taken around three months to make using ancient skills, Mehrajdin Dar says he has bittersweet feelings about the end of this particular project.