ISBN: 9789385285035, 9385285033
The book reflects the author's extensive field research over the past twenty-four years-working with block printers, block makers, dye producers, entrepreneurs, designers, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations all over India. The book is lavishly illustrated and creates a vibrant account of the development and recent regeneration of the craft, confirming that block prints are ...
ISBN: 9788186980491, 8186980490
booklet, 116p., 23X30cm.;Portfolios, (37) pls., 28X38cm.;In 1921, George P.Baker, a prominent UK manufacturer of patterned textiles, published Calico Painting and Printing in the East Indies in XVII and XVII Centuries, which superbly illustrated, in a large format, several dozen Indian chintzes from his textile collection. Baker hoped to place 'in the hands of students of designs a set of facsi...
ISBN: 9789385285530, 938528553X
Chikankari is one of the finest traditional embroideries of India, a symbol of nawabs of Awadh. This beautifully illustrated book showcases unknown gems from personal and public collections, and brings to life the history of this unique craft tradition.
ISBN: 9780984755097, 0984755098
This book brings two distinct bodies of work by Delhi-based Vivan Sundaram (b.1943). Gagawaka consists of some thirty wearable, sculptural garments made from recycled materials and medical supplies, while Postmortem is comprised of large and small mannequins, tailor's dummies, anatomical models, and wooden props and deploys Surrealist devices to present the human body on a more disquieting stage.
Ray, Pranabranjan et al.
ISBN: 9789385360022, 9385360027
The volume has been brought out in conjunction with a travelling exhibition in India called `Safar-nama: Journeys through a Kalamkari Hanging', an exhibition of digital prints of an ancient painted fabric piece in the Kalamkari tradition that prevailed in the Coromandel Coast and is now housed at the Museum of Printed Textiles of Mulhouse in France, along with `Continuing Traditions', a show of...
ISBN: 9789351941446, 9351941442
The book is the first truly comprehensive book on the subject, covering an extraordinary range of material from across the subcontinent. From ancient wollen fragments to cutting-edge contemporary designs, South Indian temple hangings to stunning Kashmir pashmina, this volume explores in vivid detail India's glorious textile heritage.
ISBN: 9789389231397, 9389231396
For centuries, Assam has been a melting pot of peoples--a 'living museum of man'. Northeast India is an ethnic mosaic of different tribal groups, speaking diverse languages, maintaining their traditional customs and practices, having self-sufficient economies, and their own crafts and textiles. In this book, the author take on a journey through the textile traditions and history of Assam's dive...
ISBN: 9789350981085, 9350981084
Textiles have been the binding factor in the cultural history of India and Southeast Asia from times immemorial. As the foremost currency they were carried by the traders from the banks of river Ganga to the fertile areas around the river Mekong and to the rich spice islands of Suvarnadwipa, Indonesia. Over the centuries, these textiles turned into vehicles of culture that built the foundation ...
Waring, Mary E.
ISBN: 9788182904415, 8182904412
ISBN: 9788186980477, 8186980474
This book is intended to act as a supplement to Indian Embroideries published by the Calico Museum of Textiles in 1973. After 1973 the Calico Museum continued to collect textiles but this ended in 1981, when collecting ceased. The present volume covers the period 1972 to 1981.
ISBN: 9788192091259, 8192091252
These quilts are handmade, lightweight yet warm and soft; they come in a wide variety of designs and colour tones, extensively using the traditional Indian colour palette and motifs. Quilts are fragments of history with stories to be documented and preserved. The living royal heritage of the city coupled with its tradition of ethnic craftmanship lends a touch of the exotic to the everyday humdr...
This issue is on: Cloth and India: 1947-2005
Lehri, RM (ed.)
ISBN: 9789381452004, 9381452008
This collection includes splendid Paisley motifs and patterns by leaves, trees, flowers, buds, animals and birds. Throughout the book over 500 strikingly varied patterns culled from wide range of sources are showcased. They vary from Kashmir to Benares, Gujarat to Rajasthan, featuring extra-ordinary works of India's artists and craftmen.
ISBN: 9782940496143, 2940496145
The book is a much-needed handbook for both students and professionals in the fashion and textile industries.
Finn, Patrick J et al.
ISBN: 9789381523933, 9381523932
This book is the first extensive survey of Indian quilts compiled in India or abroad. It identifies and explores the historic and contemporary contextof quiltmaking, allowing the reader to share in the contextual relationship between this art and Indian society. Over 400 photographs, captured in rural villages, museums and urban settings, present the richness of this pervasive textile tradition.
ISBN: 9788189738808, 8189738801
This book celebrates India's spectacular textile art. It takes the reader on a visual odyssey spanning 500 years, tracing the images created on cloth for India's magnificent courts and temples, as well as for more distant but not less discerning patrons in Europe and Asia. It showcases the motifs and colours of some of the most remarkable Indian textiles to have survived from the past.
Sengupta, Arputha Rani
ISBN: 9788124609217, 8124609217
To Sir Aurel Stein (1856-1935) and others the various types of textiles excavated from the sand dunes of Central Asia were worth the risks. The burial silks offer a window to the history of a lost civilization revealing how the complex thread of interconnections linking East and West helped to shape new civilizations along the way.
ISBN: 9789843225658, 9843225651
The present volume contains nine essays largely based on research and field work, covering the various facets of the industry. Each of the essays aims to unfold the history of a particular kind of product in this region as well as document related techniques, designs, patterns and motifs.;;;;;
ISBN: 9789385285042, 9385285041
This book is one in a series illustrating the collections of the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, City Palace Jaipur. This is the first comprehensive overview of the court textiles of the Kachhwaha Rajput court of Amber-Jaipur, which were among the finest ever produced in India.
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