The improvement of textile designs on the baganda introduction ceremonial wear( kwanjula) A case study in masaka district
Nantongo, Anisha Hadijja
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Textile goes back thousands of years, with cottons and silks from India and China dating as early as 5000Bc. When trade networks developed between European, Middle Eastern and Asian countries, after textiles became valuable commodities, but seemingly said that it is not know who designed the early textiles but someone was making decisions about weaves, colors and patterns. By the 14th century technological advance in process like dyeing opened up new markets for textiles in Europe. Methods invented in one part of the world and became and it spreads to different areas. For example, damask a type of weaving that produces monochromatic designs visible through sheen and reflection which originated from China. During apportion of the Baroque period (1620-1660) France and England increased imports of cottons, printed and painted in India, and different designs were made such as patterns included small flowers, geometric designs and silk in France become common. During the same period the silk industry became a major economic force in France where skilled artisans produced patterned silk textiles of fabrics. In the mid eighteenth century, political changes resulted in a shifting of the silk industry from France to England and one of the designers known as Anna Maria Garthwaite (1690-1763) was a silk designer who created beautiful intricate floral designs from her home and the studio near London.