All posts tagged: Kashmir

Meet the collector: Associate Professor Martijn van Beek.

Today we bring next chapter in our ‘Meet the collector’-series. Our intern Iana Lukina has interviewed associate professor at Department for Anthropology, Aarhus University, about his fieldwork and the collections he made for the Ethnographic Department at Moesgaard Museum. All photographs are by Martijn van […]

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moesgaard museum, de etnografiske samlinger, ethnography, collections, museum, aarhus, denmark

Kaftan – India

  Silk! The fabric equivalent of precious metals like gold, silver, and platinum – historically reserved for the nobler part of society. Needless to say, this garment was traditionally worn only by the aristocracy. From the beautifully picturesque “land of high passes”, Ladakh, neighbouring the Himalayas […]

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