"Indian Textiles" is the first comprehensive survey of the handmade textiles of the whole of the South Asian subcontinent, bringing to life in hundreds of glorious photographs their vibrant colours, textiles and motifs. The book examines the histories of textiles traditions throughout the whole area, as well as analysing the techniques of dyeing, weaving and embroidering. The sub-continent is traversed from region to region to explore and highlight the centres of traditional textile production. For the designer, traveller, student and collector, "Indian Textiles" is the essential guide to the most famous of all the crafts of the subcontinent. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Book — 192 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 26 cm.
This is a handbook and reference source for decorative textiles, and should be of interest to collectors, or anyone seeking inspiration for home decoration. It contains information of the history and weaving traditions of Africa, Asia and the Americas, including production techniques and functions. Ideas for using tribal textiles today are included, with specially taken colour photographs of diverse interior styles. The book features a full international guide to dealers, importers, repairers, auction houses and museum collections. (source: Nielsen Book Data)