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Afghan artisans pit their talents against Chinese imports

Cheap, Chinese-made nylon burkas are flooding Afghanistan s north as consumers turn to affordable, mass-produced fabrics--- but in Kabul, a small determined fashion house is fighting to preserve the traditional textiles once integral to Afghan culture. Launched in 2006, Zarif --- precious in Persian--- commissions traditional cotton and silk from artisanal weavers, then employs more than two dozen people--- mostly women--- to tailor and design the fabrics into handcrafted, embroidered clothing. But w

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