Fiber and design group tours textile facilities on 14-day India trip.
Article Type: Brief article
Subject: Designers (Education)
Textile industry (Educational aspects)
Pub Date: 03/22/2011
Publication: Name: Human Ecology Publisher: Cornell University, Human Ecology Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health; Science and technology; Social sciences Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2011 Cornell University, Human Ecology ISSN: 1530-7069
Issue: Date: Spring, 2011 Source Volume: 39 Source Issue: 1
Product: Product Code: 2200000 Textile Mill Products NAICS Code: 313 Textile Mills
Geographic: Geographic Scope: India; United States Geographic Code: 9INDI India; 1USA United States
Accession Number: 266957312
Full Text: Thirteen students and four faculty members from the Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design (FAD) visited the Indian cities of Mambas, Surat; Coimbatore, and Hyderabad Jan. 4-18, touring textile and apparel production facilities. Among the highlights on FSAD's first-ever sponsored trip; overseas, said trip: coordinator and; associate professor Charlotte Jirousek, were visits to a hand-embroidery workshop; commercial weaving, dyeing, printing, and knitting operations; a cotton processing and spinning mill; and an ikat dyeing and Hand-weaving cooperative. The FSA: D students were part of Gomell's International Agriculture and Rural Development (based in the College of Agriculture and: Life Sciences) yearly field trip to India and the pre-trip course, Agriculture in Developing Nations

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