Baluchars

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Binding: Hardcover

Languages: English

Number Of Pages: 244

Publisher: Niyogi Books Pvt. Ltd.

Author: Jasleen Dhamija

Details: The historic baluchar textiles of Bengal are a testament to a unique weaving tradition. Composed of the finest silk, these textiles were painstakingly woven with intricate figurative and decorative patterns. They represent more than just a textile tradition. They are a window into the sociocultural set-up of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The transition from Nawabi to colonial rule in Bengal has been beautifully captured through these textiles. This richly illustrated book traces the historical development of baluchar textiles, especially saris, and the position this Art form has come to acquire in the twenty-first century. By dissecting the conditions, inspirations, materials, techniques and aesthetic qualities of this weaving tradition, this book showcases how this Art form travelled from murshidabad to bishnupur, then to Benares as well as to museums around the world.

UPC: 9386906821

EAN: 9789386906823

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Publisher: Niyogi Books Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Binding: Hardcover