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Asia, Texts, and Textiles at the Library of Congress, Part I: An Urdu Women’s Magazine from during Partition

This piece, which is the first of a two-part blog on textiles and Asia, examines the Urdu women’s magazine “Jauhar-i nisvān̲” from the South Asian Rare Book Collection and what can be gleaned from the magazine about the importance of embroidery to women refugees during the 1947 Partition of South Asia.