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" ... floodgates at the Drogjun. Some ruins, in large limestone blocks, are lying on the washing-place, and in one of these is a round hole about a foot and a half in diameter, 'and a foot in depth. In this the shawl is placed, and water being poured over... "
Travels in Kashmir, Ladak, Iskardo, the Countries Adjoining the Mountain ... - Page 129
by Godfrey Thomas Vigne - 1842
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1842
...flood gates at the Drogjun. Some ruins, in large limestone blocks, are lying on the washing place, and in one of these is a round hole, about a foot...between every three or four strokes. This occupies about five minutes. They are then dried in the shade, as the hot sun spoils the colours ; and in ten days...
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The British Friend of India Magazine, and Indian Review

Great Britain - 1843
...diameter, and afoot in depth; in this the shawl is placed, and water poured over it, it is stumped on by naked feet for about five minutes, and then...between every three or four strokes. This occupies about five minutes. They are then dried in the shade, as the hot sun spoils the colours ; and in ten days...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of ..., Volume 2; Volume 11

1842
...foot in depth ; in this the shawl is placed, and, water being poured over it, it is stamped on by the naked feet for about five minutes, and then taken...standing in the water ; one end is gathered up in his band, and the shawl swung round and beaten with great force upon a fiat stone, being dipped into the...
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The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

Charles W. Vincent, James Mason - Science - 1843
...best water for this use is found in the canal, between the lake and the flood-gates at the Drogjun : in this the shawl is placed, and water being poured...between every three or four strokes. This occupies about five minutes. The shawl is then dried in the shade, as the hot sun spoils the colours ; and in ten...
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The penny cyclopædia [ed. by G. Long]., Issue 1

George Long - 1845
...shawl is placed, and, water being poured over it, it is stamped on by the naked feet for about rive minutes, and then taken into the canal, by a man standing...stone, being dipped into the canal between every three and four strokes.' The shawls, if coloured, are then dried in the shade, as the hot sun would injure...
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The Supplement to the Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the ..., Part 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1845 - 718 pages
...minutes, and then taken into the canal, by a man Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius. Cassius served di standing in the water : one end is gathered up in his hand, Parthian wars (AD 162 or 166) under Lucion Versa, in whe¿ and the shawl awun¿ round and beaten with...
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ILLUSTRATED LIBRARY OF TRAVEL, EXPLORATION, AND ADVENTURE CENTRAL ASIA ...

BAYARD TAYLOR - 1874
...and the flood-gates. After being wet and stamped upon by naked feet for five minutes, the shawl is taken into the canal by a man standing in the water...the shawl swung round and beaten with great force on a flat stone, being dipped into the canal between every three or four strokes. This occupies about...
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The Happy Valley: Sketches of Kashmir & the Kashmiris

William Wakefield - Jammu and Kashmir (India) - 1879 - 300 pages
...subject of what is considered to be of great importance in the manufacture, it is well worth quoting *), the best water for this use is found in the canal...between every three or four strokes. This occupies about five minutes. The shawls are then dried in the shade, as the hot sun spoils the colours, and in ten...
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The Happy Valley: Sketches of Kashmir & the Kashmiris

William Wakefield - Jammu and Kashmir (India) - 1879 - 300 pages
...subject of what is considered to be of great importance in the manufacture, it is well worth quoting*), the best water for this use is found in the canal...between every three or four strokes. This occupies abouc five minutes. The shawls are then dried in the shade, as the hot sun spoils the colours, and...
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Central Asia: Travels in Cashmere, Little Thibet and Central Asia

Asia, Central - 1893 - 294 pages
...lake and the floodgates. After being wet and stamped upon by naked feet for five minutes, the shawl is taken into the canal by a man standing in the water : one end is gathered np in his hand, and the shawl swung round and beaten with great force on a flat stone, being dipped...
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