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Textiles of the Banjara

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Автори: Charlotte Kwon  Tim McLaughlin  

Видавництво: Thames & Hudson
Мова: Англійська  
Обкладинка: Тверда
Рік видання: 2016

ISBN:   978-0-500-51837-3
К-ть сторінок: 192 стр.
Розмір: 304x227x22
Маса: 1260 грам

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SKU: 12730
gtin: 9780500518373
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The Banjara - an ethnic group composed of semi-nomadic tribes found throughout the Indian subcontinent - are renowned for their highly colourful textiles. Embellished with mirrors, shells and intricate embroidery. Banjara work displays a surprisingly modern aesthetic. Created to showcase embroidery skill, protect the owner from harm and channel auspicious powers, the Banjara technique is unique in India and a celebration of the strength of the women who practise it.

This is the first book devoted to the traditional clothing and embroidery of the Banjara, illuminating their long history and investigating their links with the European Roma.

Contents List
Foreword • 1. A strong Thread: The Banjara and their Embroidery • 2. History of a Wandering Tribe • 3. Embroidery: Song of the Cloth • 4. Banjara Style: Clothing and Ornament • 5. Revival: New Masters of the Art • Appendix: Line Drawings
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The Banjara - an ethnic group composed of semi-nomadic tribes found throughout the Indian subcontinent - are renowned for their highly colourful textiles. Embellished with mirrors, shells and intricate embroidery. Banjara work displays a surprisingly modern aesthetic. Created to showcase embroidery skill, protect the owner from harm and channel auspicious powers, the Banjara technique is unique in India and a celebration of the strength of the women who practise it.

This is the first book devoted to the traditional clothing and embroidery of the Banjara, illuminating their long history and investigating their links with the European Roma.

Contents List
Foreword • 1. A strong Thread: The Banjara and their Embroidery • 2. History of a Wandering Tribe • 3. Embroidery: Song of the Cloth • 4. Banjara Style: Clothing and Ornament • 5. Revival: New Masters of the Art • Appendix: Line Drawings

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