About Jasleen Dhamija

JASLEEN DHAMIJA is a veteran Indian textile art historian, crafts expert and former UN worker. She is best known for her pioneering research on the handloom and handicraft industry, especially history of textiles and costumes. She has remained professor of living cultural traditions at the University of Minnesota and also teaches a course in Indian Textiles and costumes at the National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi. Over the years, during her career as a textile revivalist and scholar, she has authored several books on textiles, including Sacred Textiles of India (2014).