A vast wealth of knowledge here, on Indian Cotton and textiles, carpets designs etc.
Parts are very hard to read (for me anyway) but contains a wealth of knowledge for a dedicated student.
Wealth Of Oceans 3
Should be online somewhere.
Century seeks new angles in textiles?
The Developments in the field of textile span over a long century and nearlycentury throws a new idea, either in the field of mathematics or philosophy,chemistry or physics. A new species or a new plant starts to get explored fornew vibrancy of colours. A new technique is born or a new medium is chosenfor transmigration of ideas on cotton to a new altogether not thought item.Brocade may come into existence. A new metal, a new method of increasing the ductility of new material may odd beauty of the textiles. A new movementof persons, populace on even species of plants or animals.
Seinfeld, George and "Gortex"