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Rural Co-operatives Conditions for Success

coarse ('country') cloth and the very fine, upmarket rangeof fabrics, while mill cloth dominated in the medium range of textiles. The comparative advantage of handlooms in producing woven (as opposed to printed) designs was especially marked in cloth with contrasting borders and 'pallus', which were used as draped garments (saris, dhotis, etc). Roy observes that the demand for clothing comprised cloth which could be made into dresses by stitching, and cloth which was draped and was thus a 'finished garment

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