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: 9789849371847, 9849371846
This book is on one of the finest Muslin textiles in Bengal. The weavers of Sonargaon, Rupganj and Siddhirganj in the Narayanganj district are creators of a proud heritage of Bangladesh. Unlike the techniques used for embroidery or prints, Jamdanis are woven directly on the loom using the weft technique, which has traditionally been handed down from generation to generation through oral instruc...
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...
Kanungo, Alok Kumar
ISBN: 9789355532640, 9355532644
This book is not only about beads and bangles, their production cycles, people involved in their manufacture and the craftsmen but also about one of the most important glass-craft clusters of the world. The evolution of technology and skills with regard to the making of the furnace and kiln over the centuries, and the invention of new methods for producing variety of beads are the essence of th...
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...
ISBN: 9783897905351, 3897905353
For 40 years, the Ethnographic Museum at the University of Zurich has held culturally significant collections of Heinrich Harrer (1912-2006) and Peter Aufschnaiter (1899-1973): with a focus on Tibet, New Guinea, Brazil, Suriname and French Guiana. This volume presents the extensive ethnographic legacy of the two Austrian travellers and mountaineers for the first time in excerpts from all collec...
ISBN: 9788123009070, 8123009070
Describes minutely the wood-carvings displayed on the doors, balconies, struts and columns found in thousands of traditional houses in Gujarat.
Handa, OC et al.
ISBN: 9788173871030, 8173871035
The book attempts to establish a continuity of the art-movement in the Ganga-Jamuna doab region.
Shah, Shilpa et al.
ISBN: 9789391125455, 939112545X
The exquisite chain-stitch embroideries of Gujarat's Mochi community are found in museum and private collections the world over, but the origins of the Mochis and their craftsmanship are rarely explored. This book is the first to delve deeply into the history of chain-stitch embroidary in India and its connections to the Mochi or shoemaker community.
Gupta, Charu Smita
ISBN: 9788170173199, 8170173191
Godrej, Pheroza J et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9788185822716, 8185822719
Housego, Jenny et al.
The author is a textile historian, designer and co-founder of Kashmir Loom. She has helped inspire a generation of Indian craftspersons to raise their skills to new heights of creativity and excellence.
ISBN: 9788183861571, 8183861571
Suraiya Hasan Bose's name is inscribed into the craft map of Andhra Pradesh. It speaks of a lifetime of passion and commitment to the cause of handloom from pre-Independence India to the present day.
Crill, Rosemary et al.
ISBN: 9789354223303, 9354223303
The City Palace Museum, Udaipur, is home to a remarkable collection of textiles, including clothing, furnishings, animal trappings and ceremonial objects used at the court. These range from richly embroidered garments for both men and women, colourful tie-dyed turbans and elegant robes worn by memebers of the ruling family to huge elephant covers, decorative saddle-cloths and lavish floor-sprea...
ISBN: 9789389136616, 938913661X
In this volume, the author focuses specially on textiles that were made locally.
Housego, Jenny et al.
ISBN: 9788194425779, 8194425778
The author is a textile historian, designer and co-founder of Kashmir Loom.
Coomaraswamy, Ananda K
ISBN: 9788121501026, 8121501024
ISBN: 9789388150149, 9388150147
This book is a journey of the past and present of the book. Living with these brocades and unwrapping the layers of history to discover the roots of the book for 8 years was full of challenges. Dearth of literature, lack of evidences and decline in awareness about these brocades became the key factors to do this intensive research. This book is a tribute to the weavers, for surviving through th...
ISBN: 9789391125226, 9391125220
The book is a heartfelt celebration of artisans and their vocational skills. Each region in India has its own distinctive raw materials, craft techniques, textiles, motifs and colour palettes, and through her well-researched narrative enriched with numerous stories, the author demonstrates the diversity and true value of handcrafted textile processes.
Text in Bengali.
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