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Mehndi Designs: Traditional Henna Body Art (Dover Pictorial Archives)

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The ancient, traditional art of henna body painting — widely used in India, Africa, and the Middle East — has also become highly popular in the West. This design collection incorporates scores of these lovely patterns (largely Indian) that cover hands, forearms, and feet. Included are fine line, lacy, and paisley motifs; assorted floral borders, heart-shaped insets, and repeat patterns featuring abstracts and woven tendrils.

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Scores of  lovely designs, adapted from authentic images used in the ancient art of henna body painting, incorporate scores of lovely patterns. Used to cover hands, forearms, and feet during celebrations, these 166 black-and-white designs include fine line, lacy, and paisley motifs, as well as assorted floral borders, heart-shaped insets, and repeat patterns.

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amreen_b, September 23, 2008 (view all comments by amreen_b)
I tried the designs from this book and I have to say I am impressed. The indian patterns are really nice, good fun to try for inexperienced and experienced artists alike I think.
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afzal_768, February 22, 2007 (view all comments by afzal_768)
Is a good book. As my wife need a Mehendi book for their mehendi practise threefore i search a book in search engine and i was find a this good book. Now a day ladies like this type design book which is collect the all type of design at one platform.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780486438603
Author:
Noble, Marty
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
Folk Art
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - General
Subject:
Themes, motives
Subject:
Stencil work
Subject:
Folk & Outsider Art
Subject:
Mehndi (Body painting) - Themes, motives
Subject:
Mehndi clip art
Subject:
henna designs
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
Art-Folk Art
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Pictorial Archive
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11 x 8.25 in 0.29 lb

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Scores of  lovely designs, adapted from authentic images used in the ancient art of henna body painting, incorporate scores of lovely patterns. Used to cover hands, forearms, and feet during celebrations, these 166 black-and-white designs include fine line, lacy, and paisley motifs, as well as assorted floral borders, heart-shaped insets, and repeat patterns.
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