books on buddhism | Biblia Impex | Indology Publishers
Your search for 'Fine Arts: Costume ' as Keywords results 17 record(s)
Showing 1 - 17
Sort By
 
Search with-in ResultsFilter Results

A descriptive catalogue of textile objects in the Bangladesh National Museum, Vol.4, by Sankar Kumar Saha

A descriptive catalogue of textile objects in the Bangladesh National Museum, Vol.4, by Sankar Kumar Saha


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.

Costumes and textiles of Awadh: from the era of Nawabs to modern times

Costumes and textiles of Awadh: from the era of Nawabs to modern times

Swarup, Sushama

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.

Design movement in Tagore's Santiniketan: Alpana--an experiment in aestheticism

Design movement in Tagore's Santiniketan: Alpana--an experiment in aestheticism

Ghosh, Swati

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.

Divyambara: masterpieces of costume from the collection of the National Museum with contributions from Sushmit Sharma

Divyambara: masterpieces of costume from the collection of the National Museum with contributions from Sushmit Sharma

Varadarajan, Lotika

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 ...

Fabric of life: textile arts in Bhutan - culture, tradition  and transformation

Fabric of life: textile arts in Bhutan - culture, tradition and transformation

Altmann, Karin

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...

Carpet fragments: in the collection of the Calico Museum of textiles, with preface, notes and appendices by Rahul Jain

Carpet fragments: in the collection of the Calico Museum of textiles, with preface, notes and appendices by Rahul Jain

Thompson, Jon

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...

Newar traditional motifs and designs, 2nd edn.

Newar traditional motifs and designs, 2nd edn.

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...

Influences of the British Raj on the attire and textiles of Punjab

Influences of the British Raj on the attire and textiles of Punjab

Kaur, Jasvinder

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,...

Tarshito: soul to soul: a voyage of discovery through the threads of Bengali embroidery

Tarshito: soul to soul: a voyage of discovery through the threads of Bengali embroidery


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...

Indian textiles: 1000 years of art and design

Indian textiles: 1000 years of art and design

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...

The Indian textile sourcebook: patterns and techniques

The Indian textile sourcebook: patterns and techniques

Fotheringham, Avalon

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.;

Inspired by India: how India transformed global design,

Inspired by India: how India transformed global design,

Jay, Phyllida

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...

Unfolding: contemporary Indian textiles

Unfolding: contemporary Indian textiles

Baxter, Maggie

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 ...

Woven textiles of Varanasi

Woven textiles of Varanasi

Jaitly, Jaya

ISBN: 9789383098378, 9383098376

Phulkari from Punjab: embroidery in transition

Phulkari from Punjab: embroidery in transition

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.

Himalayan treasures: adornments from Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Ladakh & Arunachal Pradesh, introd. by Francoise Pommaret

Himalayan treasures: adornments from Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Ladakh & Arunachal Pradesh, introd. by Francoise Pommaret

Giehmann, Manfred

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...

Showing 1 - 17
Sort By
 

Join our Mailing List!  Receive email updates on New Releases and Special List.

WHO WE ARE

Biblia Impex Pvt. Ltd. was started in 1963 to export Indian books and publications to all over the world. We cater to demand for publications from not only India, but also Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Read More...

CONTACT INFO

  contact@bibliaimpex.com
  2/18 Ansari Road, NEW DELHI - 110002 (India)
  www.bibliaimpex.com

Buddhist Art Books | Indian Literature | Hindu Philosophy
© 2003-2022 BIBLIA IMPEX PRIVATE LIMITED. All Rights Reserved.
Designed by IndiaPRIDE.com