Boro, Kabita et al.
ISBN: 9788177021233, 8177021230
ISBN: 9788187853657, 8187853654
Roy, Sankar K
ISBN: 9788177022001, 8177022008
The collection of Textiles in the Madhab Chandra Goswami Museum, Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University is important for the reasons that these are collected from among most of the ethno-cultural groups of Northeast India. These reflect the cultural identities of the ethno-cultural groups of the seven sisters's states in a variable proportions. Textiles form each area have distinctivene...
ISBN: 9788189995522, 8189995529
This book examines the `social life' of Gujarat's textiles, tracing the historical journey of cloth and dress up to the present day. It looks closely at handmade fabrics, woven, dyed, painted and printed cloth, and embroidery, and locates their place in culture and trade. It also acknowledges the role of entrepreneurship in the survival of these handmade textiles.
ISBN: 9780856675690, 0856675695
Crill, Rosemary (ed.)
ISBN: 9781905422173, 1905422172
This fascinating global history from the medieval period up to the present day is excitingly captured in this lavishly illustrated collection of wide-ranging essaays by scholars from four continents.
Lari, Tarannum Fatma
ISBN: 9788186569900, 8186569901
This book explains in detail the different designs used and their conception, the various types of cloth weaving and the techniques employed (making of the threads, dyeing, stretching the warp, polishing, tools used, etc.), and handicrafts such as embroideries (karchobi, zardozi, etc.). It also studies the socio-economic condition of the artisans.;
Handa, OC (b.1936)
ISBN: 9788173870767, 8173870764
ISBN: 9788172111564, 8172111568
In Lakhimpur Kheri district the Tharu inhabit the northern (i.e. Tarai) areas bordering Nepal and are found on either side of the Sarada river.
Tyabji, Laila (ed.)
ISBN: 9788185026794, 8185026793
In this book the analysis is on contemporary pieces and practice, contrasted with old heirlooms and traditions. The articles describe textiles and skills used by people for their own purposes, rather than the museum pieces of yesteryear. The focus shifts from museum antiques and master craftpersons to embroideries and weaves made in villages today as part of both income generation and social pr...
ISBN: 9788174791481, 8174791485
This book is a compendious volume on tourism products and handicrafts prevalent in different states of India. It presents a vivid exposition of the tradition, heritage and culture of India as reflected by means of handicrafts practised here, including production techniques of such artefacts.
Barnes, Ruth et al.
ISBN: 9788175083547, 8175083549
This collection brings together exceptional historical textiles that were treasured not only by courtiers and royalty in India but in markets spanning the globe. This book introduces for the first time several of the most outstanding textiles in the collection with detailed text and over 240 lavish illustrations.
ISBN: 9789840753659, 9840753657
The book presents traditional art of Bangladesh from a micro-perspective in that it concentrates on Greater Dhaka only. But this limited perspective, however, serves as a kaleidoscope through which is viewed varieties of traditional art of literally whole of Bangladesh.
ISBN: 9789351376361, 9351376362
This book is a serious attempt to be a definitive resource for the rich artistic traditions of Andhra Pradesh, providing an understanding of crafts in their geographical, historical and cultural contexts.
Bahadur, Mutua (ed.)
ISBN: 9789387587373, 9387587371
This catalogue presents traditional textiles of various ethnic groups of the North East India. This catalogue not only presents a repertoire of tribal costumes and apparels but also comprehensive account of land, people and culture of the region.
ISBN: 9788190978200, 8190978209
It is a series of books and films on the embroideries of Kutch. This volume, the first in the series, provides an intimate and insightful glimpse into the world of Ahir embroidery and the women who practise it. It explores the place of embroidery in Ahir life; identifies the characteristic features of this embroidery style; decodes the language of stitches and mirrors, motifs and borders; and d...
ISBN: 9789386906823, 9386906821
This richly illustrated book traces the historical development of Baluchar textiles, especially saris, and the position this art form has come to acquire in the twenty-first century. By dissecting the conditions, inspirations, materials, techniques and aesthetic qualities of this weaving tradition, this book showcases how this art form travelled from Murshidabad to Bishnupur, then to Benares as...
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