Traditional Gurkha Farmer c. 1910.
Gurkha Farmer with baskets and goat in Nepal
Source: Views of Darjeeling: With typical native portraits and groups by J. Burlington Smith.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)