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Potrayal of women's art work and traditional attire in National Heritage Museum Pakistan & National Textile Museum Malaysia

Awan, Haram and Rehman, Adeela and Fathil, Fauziah (2018) Potrayal of women's art work and traditional attire in National Heritage Museum Pakistan & National Textile Museum Malaysia. In: Women, society and change: modern trends & patterns. Patridge Publishing, Singapore, pp. 31-60. ISBN 978-1-5437-4856-7

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Traditionally, a museum is an asset as it contains a tremendous amount of history. It helps people to understand various aspects of an area’s tradition, culture and custom and keeps the history alive. It is an important source of history to guide us into the future. Currently, there is very weak connection between new generations and their cultural heritage which has been practised by their ancestors. Museums can bridge this gap and rebuild the decaying relationship through cultural interpretation of the artefacts with community support.With regard to the role of women, museums play a vital role in making the work of women visible in folk culture, as they depict the culture of different regions. The focus of the present study is on the visibility of women’s work in folk culture museum or more specifically, the relationship between cultural museum with contributions of women in folk culture; therefore, the objectives of this research are to explore the role of museums in promoting women’s work, to know about such work which are being depicted in museums and to explore women’s traditional and changing roles as highlighted in museums.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 2107/69935
Uncontrolled Keywords: Women, Art Work, Traditional, Museum, Pakistan, Malaysia
Subjects: A General Works > AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > HQ1101 Women. Feminism
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Fauziah Fathil
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2019 08:48
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2019 08:48
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/69935

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