Dr. Sumithra Dawson
M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D., NET

Associate Professor and Head (Undergraduate)
Contemporary Trends in Mainstream Handloom Saris: A Study of Select Design Interventions in Chennai

  • Jacquard Patterns in Handloom Saris of Tamil Nadu.Paper published in proceedings of International Conference on Emerging Trends in Traditional and Technical Textiles, organized by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, on 11 and 12 April 2014. pp. 348 – 352. ISBN: 978-93-5156-700-4
  • Redesigning Tradition: Contemporary Developments in Hand Woven Silk Saris of Kancheepuram, India. Paper published in Proceedings of the 2013 International Textiles and Costume Congress “Silk-Aesthetics, Culture, History, Technology, Fashion and Innovation”, at Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand, on 28 and 29 October 2013. AnothaiCholachatpinyo Ed. Publisher: Kasetsart University Press, Bangkok, 2013. pp. 348 – 355. 2013 ITCC ISBN: 978-616-278-127-8.
  • Changing Perspectives: The Designer Sari in Mainstream Handlooms of Chennai Article in The Evolving Image: The Notion of Modern and Postmodern Art in Tamil Nadu, ed. Lakshmi Priya Daniel & Swapna Sathish. University of Madras, Chennai, 2012
Textiles, Design