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Title:
Asian embroidery
Author:
Dhamija, Jasleen, 1933- editor.
Publication Information:
New Delhi : Abhinav Publications ; Chennai : Crafts Council of India, 2004.
Physical Description:
343 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Summary:
Contributed articles presented earlier at a seminar in 2001.
General Note:
Outgrowth of an international seminar entitled "Asian Embroidery : a Creative Expression," hosted by Crafts Council of India and held in January 2001. (Preface).
Language:
English
Contents:
Embroidery : an expression of women's creativity / Jasleen Dhamja -- Indian embroidery through the ages : some masterpieces / Jagdish Mittal -- Layers of meaning : embellished cloth for body and soul / Victoria Z. Rivers -- Satgaon quilts : an initial study / Ruby Palchoudhury & Satarupa Dutta --Suzani embroidery of Uzbekistan / Carter Malik -- Kyrgyz embroidered wall panels : Tush-Kiizies / Dinara Chochunbaeva -- "A stitch travels" : embroidery in Swat Kohistan, Swat Valley and Hazara / Shehnaz Ismail -- Phulkari and Bagh : the embroidery shawls of the Punjab / Joss Graham -- The embroidery of Sind / John Gillow -- The tradition of Kantha and contemporary trends / Ruby Ghuznavi -- Rabari embroidery : chronicle of tradition and identity in changing world / Judy Frater -- Banjara embroidery of Andhra : origins, development and growth / Nivedita Krishna Rao -- Kasuti : Karnataka Kashida / Sunita Shahaney -- "Needle-weaving" of the Todas of the Nilgiris / Evam Piljain Weidermann & Sunita Shahaney -- Traditional embroidery of minority groups in Vietnam / Dinh Thu Huong -- Beadwork of Sarawak, Malaysia / Edric Ong -- Traditional gold embroidery of Malaysia / Raja Fuziah Binti Tun Uda -- Embroidery in the Thai way of life / Khun Surapee Rojanavongse -- Philippine embroidery with a focus on the B'laan / Linda L. Beeman -- Kalabari splendor : Indian gold-embroidered velvets in Nigeria / Joanne B. Eicher -- Kashmir and embroidery : an extraordinary association / Jenny Housego -- Chikankari of Lucknow / Paola Manfredi -- The tradition of Minangkabau embroidery / Sativa Sutan Aswar -- Handkerchief to haute couture / Divya Durga Prasad.
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ISBN:
9788170174509
Format :
Book