India is home to almost all of the world's most important natural fibres. Amongst these fibres jute has, until now, remained the poor relation.The book traces the history of jute from its earliest use thousands of years ago to its current status as a favourite fabric for upmarket home furnishings and a potential fabric in the international world of fashion.
About the Author:
L.V. SAPTHARISHI is a distinguished member of the Indian Administrative Service who has served in important positions of responsibility in the State and Central Governments. He is currently the Cheif Executive Officer of IFFTI Director General, NIFT.