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Masterpieces of Indian textiles

Rustam Jehangir Mehta

Masterpieces of Indian textiles

hand spun-hand woven-traditional. Introd. by Rustam J. Mehta.

by Rustam Jehangir Mehta

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Published by D.B. Taraporevala Sons in Bombay .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Textile industry and fabrics -- India,
  • Decorative arts -- India,
  • Decoration and ornament -- India

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK8976 M4 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56p.
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17397620M

    N4 Hacker, Katherine F. The works range chronologically from the origins of Islam in the seventh century through the nineteenth century, and geographically from as far west as Spain and Morocco to as far east as India. A1 P48 Guy, John. About the Author: Dr. A practicing architect for more than thirty years, his projects have included hotels, group housings, the Indian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur and a Buddhist temple in Thailand. The publication of the book could hardly become a reality without the active support of Shri Sanjib Kumar Singh, known Archeologist and Museologist, Publication Officer who took earnest effort to collect the manuscripts and it's production.

    A1 G53 Jain, Rahul. The work has been envisaged keeping in mind the transformation of the role of museum in modern times from being geared to the needs of a research scholar to that of translating works of art into quotidian language. Jain provides context by including descriptions and analyses of each textile image, ranging from fifteenth century painted cotton panels and seventeenth century wall hangings to eighteenth century canopies and details of nineteenth century saris. Smita Singh has studied the use of beetle wings in the South Indian embroideries. As the catalogue is devoted to the master pieces of the costume from the collection, pagris, head gear have not been included and the same applies to the unstitched garment, the sari.

    Outstanding miniature paintings and illuminated manuscripts, ceramics, textiles, carpets, glass, and metalwork reflect the mutual influence of artistic practice Apart from this zardozi enables the creation of engineered textiles for garments in which specific motifs are made to fall along different parts of the garment. It is unfortunate that due to sudden and sad demise Lotika Varadarajan Ji could not see the final publication. In the prehistoric period, a mother goddess figurine from Indus Valley Civilisation appears to be draped in a very thin tight tunic top compared to her skirt which exposes her bosoms which maybe a cloth-like muslin.


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Masterpieces of Indian textiles by Rustam Jehangir Mehta Download PDF Ebook

The authors of this small Masterpieces of Indian textiles book interpret the significance of Indian textiles and situate the fabrics in their social Masterpieces of Indian textiles book historical contexts in order to better comprehend Indian textile arts.

Ekhtiar, Priscilla P. This catalogue is a true product of collaboration and hard work and will add to the academic discourse emanating from the National Museum Collections. This essay examines the development and legacy of the Indian textile trade, beginning with the dynamics of medieval Asian trading, a time during which Indian cloth was the key to spice trading, to seventeenth-century European presence in India the East India Company, the United East India Company, etc.

As the catalogue is devoted to the master pieces of the costume from the collection, pagris, head gear have not been included and the same applies to the unstitched garment, the sari. Zahid Ali Ansari.

It is alleged that in some instances the weavers were rounded up and their thumbs chopped off, although this has been refuted as an alleged misreading of a report from Rest of the papers are the encouraging efforts of the young curatorial staff of the National Museum from different departments, who have summaries their collection.

Surely this publication will be a tribute to her scholarship. There are panels on the coping, uprights and crossbars, illustrating important scenes from the life of Buddha and incidents from his previous lives, known as the Jatakas. The works range chronologically from the origins of Islam in the seventh century through the nineteenth century, and geographically from as far west as Spain and Morocco to as far east as India.

Bengali khadi muslin was so prized by well-dressed ladies of Rome that according to Roman legend, "an ounce of muslin used to sell in Rome for an ounce of gold".

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The swimming pool he designed for the Asian Games held in India won him the prestigious National Prize. No Available Copies. Some notable topics included are the history of textile production, the materials used dyes and yarnand the techniques of textile decoration.

A1 I Dye, Joseph M. A practicing architect for more than thirty years, his projects have included hotels, group housings, the Indian High Commission in Kuala Lumpur and a Buddhist temple in Thailand. National Museum has the pride possession of Masterpieces of Indian textiles book very important collections 'Pre-Columbian and Western Art' and 'Central Asian Antiquities', and both have a good representative textile collection.

Muslin production greatly declined and the knowledge of weaving was nearly eradicated. H33 Peebles, Merrily. Towards the end of his Masterpieces of Indian textiles book, Tagore, striving to create a universally accessible art, took up painting more Masterpieces of Indian textiles book.

Prasad examines Assamese weaving, spinning and dyeing, cotton production in Manipur and Manipuri textile design and embroidery, the technique of weaving in Meghalaya, the technique of dyeing and production in Mizoram, and Tripuri weaving, design, and textile symbols.

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Each work is also regarded as a classic of Native literature and has much to teach. Outstanding miniature paintings and illuminated manuscripts, ceramics, textiles, carpets, glass, and metalwork reflect the mutual influence of artistic practice in the sacred and secular realms.

Khatibur Rahman. Each individual catalogue entry examines the cultural, historical, and aesthetic significance of the object. Description Edited by Maryam D.

This book examines the history of textile exchange between Indian subcontinent and the islands of the Indonesian archipelago, a history of exchange that has led to a lasting Indian influence on Indonesian textiles.

Under British rule, the British East India company could not compete with local muslin with their own export of cloth to the Indian subcontinent.

A1 M83 Fisher, Nora. It is not only this aspect which has been treated but how the technique has been built up by using a variety of stitches to hold the gilt, silver and precious stones to form a pattern.

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