Quilts of India: Timeless Textiles

Niyogi Books (Author)

Rs 4,500.00 Rs 4,050.00


Author: Niyogi Books

Languages: English

Number Of Pages: 390

Binding: Hardcover

Package Dimensions: 12.8 x 10.0 x 1.6 inches

Release Date: 01-12-2014

Details: Quilts of India: timeless textiles provides a comprehensive study of Indian quilts. It explores the historic and contemporary context of quilt-making. Wonderfully illustrated with over 500 photographs, it is the story of this enduring, yet ancient textile tradition. From the simplest quilt, to the most elaborate, the book details the diverse designs, varied techniques and multiple uses of traditional quilting genres. Capturing the spirit of the quilters' Lives, recounting in fascinating stories and captivating portraits, the language of their quilts, articulated in the symbols and motifs associated with their communities. This pioneering book raises this remarkable, yet largely overlooked art form out of obscurity, emphasising the historic cultural importance of these colorful textiles; this is an intimate look, into the fabric of Indian life exquisitely portrayed through quilt-making.

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