From the most basic artefacts and traditions of village life - bowls and spoons, brightly coloured wooden toys - to intricately carved stone or metal tablets from the Mughal courts, this book presents an array of arts and crafts from India. Photographs complement a thorough discussion of each medium, including wood and stone carving, jewellery, textiles, leatherwork and basketry. As well as descriptions of materials and techniques the guide outlines the regional styles, the history and the social and symbolic significance ...

Arts and Crafts of India 1996, Thames & Hudson, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780500278635

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