Dedhia, Ela et al.
ISBN: 9788190259422, 8190259423
Vol.I: Ancient Indian Costume, xii,222p., ;Vol.II: Medieval Indian Costume: India and Central Asia, xii,334p., ;India between 321BC and 850AD was one of the world's great civilisations. This book surveys the evolution of costume through the history and art of Ancient India.
De Silva, P.H.D.H.
ISBN: 9789553072146, 9553072143
ISBN: 9780947595241, 0947595244
This book uncovers extraordinary artefacts and histories contained within the collections from the Indian subcontinent held at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge. Focusing on the creativity and experience of the people from indigenous, adivasi or 'tribal' communities in India that made these artefacts, and on the experiences and motivations of the collectors who...
ISBN: 9789840512287, 9840512285
A work on the folk embroidary, also known as Kantha embroidary in Bengal.
Sengupta, Arputha Rani
ISBN: 9788173200526, 8173200521
The book traces the art of terracotta that flourished with remarkable richness from early history through the succeeding periods in India. The main focus is on votive terracotta, which includes portable icons and sculptured veneer on architectural monuments of Bengal in the late medieval period.
ISBN: 9788175160026, 8175160020
ISBN: 9789383098187, 938309818X
It is a collection of random images that are not meant to inform or educate but to give the viewer joy at the sight of the simple beauty of handwork. The practitioners of these crafts are anonymous. However, each pursues a dream to excel and find happiness through art.
Saraf, DN (b.1918)
ISBN: 9788170172048, 8170172047
A comprehensive study providing welth of information and visual documentation on the beautiful part of India comprising Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh, a state of rich craft and cultural heritage.
ISBN: 9788190540179, 8190540173
ISBN: 9788173053054, 8173053057
This book draws attention on the ceramic designs, seals, sculpture, jewellery and lapidary in both provincial and metropolitan style from the sites like Harappa, Mohenjodaro, Lothal, Rangpur, Kalibangan, Surkotada, Daimabad and others. It aims to look closely into the material culture of the provinces from the artistic view-point, apparently integrating them to the contemporary social perspective.
Frembgen, Jurgen Wasim
ISBN: 9780199405206, 0199405204
This book is a thorough ethnographic field research conducted over a period of twenty years. It is augmented by the author's selection of photographs which add depth to the study by providing a frame of reference for the wide array of crafts and lifestyles that existed and continue to flourish in the area.
This book presents the art activities and crafts mentioned above, their products, their special virtues, their functional background, method of fabrication and the circumstances that seemingly sustain them or work against them.
Dhamija, Jasleen (b.1933) (ed.)
ISBN: 9788170174509, 8170174503
Collection of articles presented at the seminar (in 2001) hosted by Crafts Council of India on Asian Embroidery: A Creative Impression.
ISBN: 9789350502570, 9350502577
The catalogue presents some rare cultural materials from one of India's remote region i.e. North East India, systematically collected by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi as a part of their study, research and documentation of ethnographic collection belonging to little known tribes and ethnics groups.; ;;
Postel, Michel et al.
ISBN: 9788190018456, 8190018450
The present work documents different aspects of the cultural heritage of the district of Bastar. While the varied lifestyles of the Maria and Muria Gonds, and other groups, have been the focus of considerable anthropological research, relatively little is known of the numerous temples that represent the establishment of the Nagvansi dynasty in the 10th century and subsequently that of the Kakat...
Pandey, Prem Prakash
ISBN: 9788178357553, 8178357550
This introdutury book examines the folk arts of Bhojpuri Saryupareen Panktipavan Brahmins of Shakhanchal, the northern part of eastern Uttar Pradesh. These art are related to various festivals and auspicious occasions
ISBN: 9789332703377, 933270337X
The book is a rich tribute to the art and craft of the Kashmir and a beautiful portrait of the heroic artisans of Kashmir.
ISBN: 9787508516080, 7508516087
This illustrated book presents the traditional arts and crafts of China which has won unique good reputation in the history of material culture of the various nationalities in the world.
ISBN: 9788189995157, 8189995154
In recent times `chintz' has come to mean any cotton or linen floral printed furnishing fabric. This rather general definition has overshadowed its true origins as a carefully hand-painted fabric from India. This book focuses on beautiful early chintzes, presenting for the first time in full colour the Victoria and Albert Museum's world-class collection of Indian chintz textiles made for the we...
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