ISBN: 9789559565000, 9559565001
This book is a survey of the growth and development of Sri Lanka's present-day handicrafts and their connexions with the traditional arts and crafts of the past. It deals with a wide range of craft activities, traditional as well as non-traditional, some continued by descendants of traditional craftspeople and others, adapted and fashioned by artists and entrepreneurs endowed with innovative an...
Mirza, Villoo et al (ed.)
ISBN: 9788189995713, 8189995715
Handmade and handcrafted objects are a part of daily life in Gujarat. The crafts of Gujarat demonstrate the symbiotic relationship between humans and nature and offer meaningful lessons in sustainable living for future generations. Traditional skills are now applied to creat products for the contemporary world, demonstrating convincingly that natural and handmade products are adaptable over tim...
Ranjan, Aditi et al (ed.)
ISBN: 9780789210470, 0789210479
This book is the result of extensive field work and researc. The authors map out regional craft clusters identified across the country according to the prevailing craft-work patterns. It is closely wovan with images to reveal the wide array of crafts in India. Some of these are well known, like the woodwork of Kashmir, blue pottery of Jaipur, embrodery of Lucknow and the bamboo craft of Assam. ...
ISBN: 9788186569474, 8186569472
This book reproduced line drawing of the pantheon of deities described in chapter 6 of the Pratishthalaksanasarasamuccaya from the 17th century Nepalese manuscripts. Drawings of the 64 Yoginis according to the Devi-Purana found in an appendix to both manuscripts are also reproduced.
ISBN: 9789698016210, 969801621X
This book deals with the history of handicrafts, with its main focus on the contribution of Muslim artists and craftsmen during the Sultanate period of the Indo-Muslim history.
The book is a record of two Hunar Haats organized at India International Trade Fair in 2016 and at State Emporia Complex, New Delhi in 2017 showcasing art and crafts from artisans and traditional cuisines of minority communities.
Mohanty, Bijoy Chandra
ISBN: 9788186980170, 8186980172
Tie and dye technique which is also called ikat technique, is widely spread all-over the world. This study deals with the historical background of the fabrics and the people who produce them.
Kalyan Krishna and Kay Talwar
ISBN: 9788190593502, 8190593501
The book unveils the wondrous world of pichhwais - the devotional textiles that hang behind the image of Krishna as Shrinathji. Presented here are masterpieces from Praful and Shilpa Shah's TAPI (Textiles & Art of the People of India) collection of Surat, regarded as one of the most significant repositories of India's textile art. The book covers the background of the sect, the place of these t...
ISBN: 9789385285677, 938528567X
This book details the legacy of a land, a people and a craft deeply intertwined with its environment. Manju Kak looks at this enigmatic land of Kumaon through the prism of woodcraft, unique in its aesthetic in this part of India, documenting the styles, influences and techniques used by the craftsmen of Uttarakhand, as well as Kumaoni artisans' worldview and beliefs.
ISBN: 9788183280709, 8183280706
The unique book describes the environment surrounding the major and minor crafts of India, offering a wealth of information to art, craft and nature lovers.;
ISBN: 9788190080996, 8190080997
ISBN: 9788182900882, 8182900883
This book is a tribute to the skills of Indian craftsmen, and offers a discovery of textile routes in today's India. It is a tool for designers and textile lovers, presenting all types of weaves and decorative techniques. It leads the reader from the material and reality towards myth and ritual, and yet presents the advantages of a practical guidebook. It includes reliable maps, a comprehensive...
Mathur, Asha Rani
ISBN: 9788129103093, 8129103095
The book briefly looks at the history and craft of the carpet in India and its design inspirations, from the early Persian influence to the evolved Indian style.
ISBN: 9788186980248, 8186980245
The leading essay in the volume traces, for the first time ever, the long history of the patka in India, from the earliest times to the 19th century, making for a real understanding of the form and the function of this exquisite accessory.
ISBN: 9788121502979, 8121502977
ISBN: 9788174363763, 8174363769
This book presents an overview of Indian costumes from the vedic times to the 20th century, with special focus on Southern India.
Goswamy, B.N. et al.
ISBN: 9788186980422, 8186980423
...notes by Tarla P. Dundh, 3rd Edn.;This volume, the fifth in the series of Calico Museum catalogues which aims at covering the entire collection of the Museum, provides an historical outline of Indian costumes, and serves as a catalogue of all the stitched garments in this sumptuous collection.
Coomaraswamy, Ananda et al.
ISBN: 9788130716329, 8130716321
ISBN: 9788186980040, 8186980040
ISBN: 9788172340254, 8172340257
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