India was the earliest major center for the production and processing of indigo and was valued as a luxury product. Because of its high value as a trading commodity, indigo was often referred to as blue gold. In the 19th century the demand of indigo was so high, that many farmers were forced to cultivate...Continue Reading
If you or your kids would like to become more aware about the textile history between India and The Netherlands and the present-day fashion industry, you can listen to our podcast or read this story, which has been written specially for children. Craftspeople in India often live in villages with nature all around them. They follow...Continue Reading
The Dutch king and queen are on a statevisit to India and are exploring new collaborations in Kochi. The area was known as Dutch Malabar in the 17th and 18th century where various traces of the VOC can be found.Continue Reading
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