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Catalogue Reference:(PRO) INF 10/257/005

A family of weavers at home in Pakistan in 1950. The young daughter of the family is working with her mother to prepare a meal. At the time of Indian independence and the creation of Pakistan in 1947, handloom weaving was a very significant cottage industry. There was also a big export market for cotton.

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