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A descriptive catalogue of textile objects in the Bangladesh National Museum, Vol.4, by Sankar Kumar Saha

A descriptive catalogue of textile objects in the Bangladesh National Museum, Vol.4, by Sankar Kumar Saha


ISBN: 9789843390813, 9843390814

This catalogue contains a representative selection of textile objects in the Bangladesh National Museum. The costumes include a large number of saris, shawls, jamdanis, chogas, as well as ethnic garments, covering more than 500 objects from the collection.

Costumes and textiles of Awadh: from the era of Nawabs to modern times

Costumes and textiles of Awadh: from the era of Nawabs to modern times

Swarup, Sushama

ISBN: 9788174368911, 8174368914

This book takes a fascinating journey, connecting dates and events to the evolution of costumes, textiles, colours, motifs and ornamentations from the eighteenth century up to present-day India. It recaptures the ambience of the Nawabi Era and the British Raj in Awadh, and makes them relevant for contemporary times.

Design movement in Tagore's Santiniketan: Alpana--an experiment in aestheticism

Design movement in Tagore's Santiniketan: Alpana--an experiment in aestheticism

Ghosh, Swati

ISBN: 9789386906762, 9386906767

It narrates the journey of Bengal's traditional alpanas--from a folk art to a symbol of cultural identity, from a medium of aesthetic expression to a medium of learning, in Santiniketan, under the great masters.

Divyambara: masterpieces of costume from the collection of the National Museum with contributions from Sushmit Sharma

Divyambara: masterpieces of costume from the collection of the National Museum with contributions from Sushmit Sharma

Varadarajan, Lotika

ISBN: 9788185832418, 8185832412

The Catalogue, comprises 262 pages including an Index which is also intended to serve as a glossary. The work includes 21 well-chosen paintings from the collection of the National Museum which depict the costumes selected along with 114 visuals of the costumes themselves. The costumes have been divided into eleven categories and details such as ornamentation lead to discussions of little known ...

Fabric of life: textile arts in Bhutan - culture, tradition  and transformation

Fabric of life: textile arts in Bhutan - culture, tradition and transformation

Altmann, Karin

ISBN: 9783110437959, 3110437953

Bhutan, the last remaining Buddhist Himalayan Kingdom, has been able to preserve a remarkable textile art which is woven into all aspects of life and represents the merging of art and spirituality. Bhutanese textiles reflect the changing fashions of Bhutanese society and its external influences and, family, they tell the story of a country that is seeking to establish a sensitive balance betwee...

The Indian textile sourcebook: patterns and techniques

The Indian textile sourcebook: patterns and techniques

Fotheringham, Avalon

ISBN: 9780500480427, 0500480427

Drawing on the Victoria and Albert Museum's world-class collection of Indian textiles, this beautiful compendium features a wide variety of textile designs, techniques and colours.;

Unfolding: contemporary Indian textiles

Unfolding: contemporary Indian textiles

Baxter, Maggie

ISBN: 9789383098835, 938309883X

The book is a timely and vital examination of how the rich and diverse textile craft traditions of India have been adopted/adapted in the 21st century. The author looks at `new interpretations made within the current cultural landscape by designers who dare to take steps into the unknown'. Traditional techniques and motifs are reworked in a typical, up-to-date ways, creating a fresh new visual ...

Woven textiles of Varanasi

Woven textiles of Varanasi

Jaitly, Jaya

ISBN: 9789383098378, 9383098376

Phulkari from Punjab: embroidery in transition

Phulkari from Punjab: embroidery in transition

Gupta, Anu H. et al

ISBN: 9789389136340, 9389136342

The book highlights the revival of Phulkari and the adept adaptation of designs and usage to be in sync with present day needs and tastes.

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