Indian Textiles
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Indian Textiles

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This comprehensive survey of textiles from every region of the Indian subcontinent runs the gamut of commercial, tribal and folk textiles. The authors first place them in cultural context by examining the history, materials and various techniques weaving, dyeing, printing and painting. They then give a detailed region-by-region account of traditional textile production, including chapters on Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. A dazzling array of images provides an unsurpassed visual account of the textiles, while a detailed reference section with further reading, museums and information on technical terms completes this essential guide.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 238 x 278 x 18mm | 1,199.98g
  • Thames & Hudson Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 475 illustrations, 450 in colour
  • 0500291187
  • 9780500291184
  • 199,127

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an absolute delight to read. . . . the dazzling images capture both the eye and the imaginationshow more

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