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  • Three types of looms are described namely handlooms, non-automatic power looms and automatic shuttle looms.

    Chapter 4

  • Before the invention of steam or steam-driven looms, three thousand years before, I had rotted in prison in old Babylon; and, trust me, I speak the truth when I say that in that ancient day we prisoners wove more efficiently on handlooms than did the prisoners in the steam-powered loom rooms of San Quentin.

    Chapter 2

  • He's also criticized for bringing in powerloom fabrics, where John was fanatical about handlooms, of replacing cotton thread for stitching with polyester thread, of combining plastic shower curtains with ethnic home furnishings, but most of all for growing Fabindia too fast.

    Fabindia Ups The Ante By Tripling Its Retail Outlets

  • Alas, thanks to improvements in artificial lighting, free-running sleep long ago went the way of handlooms.

    Shining a light on the way artificial light has changed our lives

  • She will also give away 3 prizes each in the category of crafts and handlooms titled as Kala Mani, Kala Nidhi and Kala Giri.

    National Fair- A Day of J&K in Chandighar

  • They constitute 30 per cent of total Indian exports but most of the workforce in handlooms, textiles, wearing apparel, leather products, gems and jewelery, metal products, carpets, and various types of agricultural products such as spices, and marine fishery.

    Pinaki Bhattacharya: Indian Growth Story: Striking Paradoxes

  • They began as small-time entrepreneurs, setting up minor factories or sometimes working in their homes with handlooms, putting in long hours and grinding out a living.

    A Yiddish Novel With Tolstoyan Sweep

  • Once we woke up to the sounds of the buzzing handlooms.

    Weavers shift focus to stay afloat

  • Mohammad Abdul Aziz, another handloom owner, manages the operations of 50 handlooms, jointly owned by him and his family.

    Weavers shift focus to stay afloat

  • As Hayden led me past the pottery stands and meticulously weathered walls of the Jerusalem Street Market—where cast members in flowing tunics tuned their lyres and adjusted their handlooms for a day of providing ambience and, if engaged in conversation, in-character testimony regarding the miracles of a certain itinerant rabbi—he tried to impress something very important upon me: “We are not a theme park.”

    Rapture Ready!


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