Strong Backs Magic Fingers: Traditions of Backstrap Weaving in Bangladesh.
 
     
  Book Description:

Author/Editor: Manjulika Chakma and Niaz Zaman
Publisher: Nymphea Publishers, Dhaka
Publish On: 2010
Format: Hardcover, pages 128, 150gsm matt paper, 4 color.
ISBN: 98470110000091
Produce ID: 9004175
Price:USD 70.00

Books contents:

The book provides an overview of backstrap weavers and weaving in Bangladesh. It includes accounts of weaving by Bawm, Chak, Chakma, Khyang, Khumi, Lushai, Marma, Mro, Pangkhoa, Tanchangya and Tripura, who dwell in the Rangamati, Khagrachhari and Bandarban regions of the Chittagong Hill Tracts as well as of the Manipuri community who live in the northeast of Bangladesh. The volume enriched with illustration, provides an insight into the communities engaged in backstrap weaving as well as glimpses into the painstaking process involved.