written by John Gillow
Thames and Hudson | ISBN 9780500514320
Paperback – 224 pages
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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.