Decorative Design History in Indian Textiles and Costumes
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Decorative Design History in Indian Textiles and Costumes by Parul Bhatnagar

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Published by Abhishek Publications .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL13175661M
ISBN 108182470870
ISBN 109788182470873
OCLC/WorldCa65201465

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Costumes and Textile Design History of India is derived from the rich Indian cultural heritage, which within recent years has received wide recognition throughout the world. Indian art has received some recognition from the hands of the scholars as well, but even this appreciation has been marred by hazy, nebulous, and mystic writings which Author: Dr. Parul Bhatnagar. Decorative Design History In Indian Textiles & Costumes. The Decorative design history of Indian Textiles and Costumes is derived from the rich Indian cultural heritage, which within recent years has received wide recognition throughout the world. The preservation, revival and study of the best of the textiles and costumes are necessary to provide a guide to good craftsmanship. These designs embody the synthesis, over time, of indigenous.

Over time, the designing of textiles and costumes developed in the hands of artisans as they enriched fabric and garments. In fact, contemporary textiles and costumes reflect our spirit, our. Traditional textiles of India have lengthy crafting traditions signifying cultural beliefs. With globalization and advancements in technology craft practices are on a rapid decline. dress. There are clear evidences of the variety of textiles and embroidery in the Ajanta murals and miniature paintings, temple murals. The art of weaving and dyeing cotton had been well developed, but silk weaving came later. The art was practised from 1st century and by the 4th and 5th century, woven silk formed a major portion of exports. Textiles have a long and distinguished history in the Indian sub-continent. The technique of mordant dyeing, which gives intense colours that do not fade, has been used by Indian textile workers since the second millennium BC. Until at least the 18th century, India was able to produce technically much more advanced textiles than Europe could.

About the Book This book is an abridged edition of Ancient Indian Costume by the same author. It traces the evolution of costume in ancient India between B.C and A.D, largely on the basis of archaeological sources. Each of the four chapters includes a brief social history of the specific period, its costumes, headgears and hairstyles, jewellery, textiles and dyes, and a short note on.   This paper aims to identify the significance of traditional textiles of India as cultural communicators of traditions and beliefs held over long time periods. Motifs and design elements used in local context are often inspired by flora, fauna as well as local interpretation of mythology, arts and crafts all of which contribute to formation of a. Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Decorative Arts, Textile & Costume, Industrial & Product Design, History & Criticism, Furniture Design & more at everyday low prices. Books Decorative Arts, Textile & Costume, Industrial Design, History & Criticism, Furniture Design, Interior & Home Design and more from the wide range of products, online shopping at best prices.