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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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...
ISBN: 9789381951132, 9381951136
ISBN: 9788186980569, 8186980563
The Calico Museum of Textiles, under the aegis of the Sarabhai Foundation, houses more than 100 fragments of Indian court carpets. These once belonged to the royal stores of the Kachhwaha Rajput rulers of the former princely state of Amber-Jaipur. The royal carpets of Amber-Jaipur comprise the majority of the celebrated Mughal carpets that survive from the 17th-century, and many remain in the c...
Shrestha, Ram Prakash
ISBN: 9789937076708, 9937076706
This elaborate intricacy reveals the richness of the Indian tradition, in which gold, jewels and thrones were women into the legends of gods, demons and heroic kings. In contrast, the thrones and deity ornaments that would appear in later Tibetan thangka paintings, with their spacious blue-green Chinese-style landscapes, tended to be far more simplistic and stereotyped. The section on jewellery...
ISBN: 9789390918461, 9390918464
This is the absorbing story of how the British Raj brought lasting changes in the way people dressed and used textiles in Punjab. Many men became Westernized and followed English fashions to the hilt. Others simply wore Western garments like coats or overcoats along with their kurta and pyjama. Interesting outfits evolved, with both Western and Indian elements. Women's styles too were impacted,...
Bangladesh National Museum is proud to host an exhibition of works of Tarshito, Italian Professor Nicola Strippoli, popularly known by his Sanskrit name Tarshito meaning 'thirst for inner knowledge', is a living wonder. He has pulled out is artistic endeavor out of his easel and studio in Milan to reach native craftspeople of Bangladesh residing in the rural areas and engaged in collective work...
Karun Thakar et al.
ISBN: 9781898113966, 1898113963
This book located on GW's campus in downtown D.C., The Textile Museum celebrates art, history and world cultures. Public programs and exhibitions are inspired by diverse collections of global textiles and local history. Resources for students and scholars include the peer-reviewed the Textile Museum Journal, the Cotsen Textile Traces Study Center and the Albert H. Small Center for National Capi...
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.;
ISBN: 9789392130564, 9392130562
It is a panoramic exploration of over six centuries of trade, cultural exchange and inspiration between India and the rest of the world. Through the lens of various material and visual categories, including textiles such as chintz and muslin, fashion history and imagery, jewellery and global luxury fashion brands, intriguing stories unfold surrounding the histories of objects and the complex id...
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 ...
ISBN: 9789383098378, 9383098376
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.
ISBN: 9789811406560, 9811406561
The private collection of traditional jewellery and adornment from the Himalayan region featured in this book includes a variety of ornaments from Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Ladakh amd Arunachal Pradesh. The craftsmen and jewellers have created a vibrant palette of colours by mixing many different materials such as gold, silver, semi-precious stones, large variety of beads, ivory, sea shells...
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