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This rich treasury of traditional designs, developed by Indian artists over thousands of years, contains motifs distinguished by their intricacy and fanciful nature. More than 200 black-and-white illustrations have been adapted by Marty Noble from a diverse array of authentic sources, including ancient pottery, mosaics, and illuminated manuscripts as well as more recently created embroideries and fabrics.

Here are finely detailed examples of Rangoli art (complex ritual motifs used to decorate courtyards, floors, and walls of Indian houses); details from fresco paintings; stencil designs; patterns from jewelry; tattoos; architectural décor and metalwork; and designs in wood and ivory.

Perfect for artistic and design inspiration, these striking, royalty-free motifs can be easily adapted for use in textiles and wallpaper, in furniture design, and in a host of other art and craft projects.

Dover (2004) original publication.

Synopsis:

Incredibly rich treasury of more than 200 traditional designs, developed by Indian artists over thousands of years. Exquisite adaptations from authentic embroideries and fabrics, pottery, mosaics, illuminated manuscripts, and other sources. Striking, permission-free motifs can easily be adapted for use in textiles and wallpaper, in furniture design, and in a host of other projects.

Synopsis:

Newly rendered from authentic sources, this collection of traditional imagery ranges across the subcontinent to provide a diverse array of Indian designs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486434032
Author:
Noble, Marty
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
Clip Art
Subject:
Decoration and ornament
Subject:
paisley clip art
Subject:
Indian design motifs
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Asian
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover pictorial archive series
Series Volume:
PRB 02-32E
Publication Date:
20040231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
11 x 8.25 in 0.5 lb

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Incredibly rich treasury of more than 200 traditional designs, developed by Indian artists over thousands of years. Exquisite adaptations from authentic embroideries and fabrics, pottery, mosaics, illuminated manuscripts, and other sources. Striking, permission-free motifs can easily be adapted for use in textiles and wallpaper, in furniture design, and in a host of other projects.
"Synopsis" by , Newly rendered from authentic sources, this collection of traditional imagery ranges across the subcontinent to provide a diverse array of Indian designs.
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