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1000 Decorative Designs from India (Dover Pictorial Archives)

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Throughout its rich history, diversity of design and form has been at the heart of India's arts and crafts. This gallery of illustrations showcases the finest examples of India's infinite decorative patterns and ornamental motifs and#8212; 1,000 breathtaking designs spanning centuries of traditional craftsmanship. Discover vivid and strikingly varied embellishments from authentic sources:

and#8226; sculpture

and#8226; toys, dolls, and decorative pieces

and#8226; woven and embroidered fabrics

and#8226; ceramics

and#8226; batik and wood block print

and#8226; jewelry

and#8226; floor and wall decoration

and#8226; ivory inlay

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; . . . and much more!

Each royalty-free image has been meticulously reproduced and is poised to inspire an array of decorative and graphic ventures.

Synopsis:

This sourcebook showcases 1,000 decorative black-and-white motifs plucked from India's many sumptuous handicrafts: stonework, batik, embroidered fabrics, pottery, jewelry, personal adornments, carpets, more.

Synopsis:

This sourcebook showcases 1,000 decorative black-and-white motifs plucked from India's many sumptuous handicrafts: stonework, batik, embroidered fabrics, pottery, jewelry, personal adornments, carpets, more.

Synopsis:

Many are the crafts of India, and infinite her decorative patterns and ornamental designs. This essential sourcebook showcases a wondrous collection of 1,000 black-and-white motifs, all taken from India's many authentic handicrafts: stonework, batik, embroidered fabrics, ceramics, pottery, jewelry, personal adornments, carpets, and more. Each crisp illustration is poised to inspire.

Table of Contents

Stone Sculpture

Stone Screens

Stone Inlay Work

Frescoes

Woven Fabrics

Embroidered Fabrics

Wood Block Prints

Wood Block Prints and Batik

Kalamkari

Kalamkari, Batik and Wood Block Prints

Tie and Dye with Hand Printing and Wood Block Prints

Wood Block Prints Based on Tie and Dye

Carpets

Floor Rugs

Floor and Wall Decoration

Ceramics and Pottery

Metalware

Wood Carving

Lacquerware

Ivory Inlay

Ivory Carving

Takuli Work

Leather Work

Toys, Dolls and Decorative Pieces-Clay

Toys, Dolls and Decorative Pieces-Metal

Toys, Dolls and Decorative Pieces-Wood

Jewelry and Ornament

Creative Designs

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486460406
Author:
Thapa, Devi
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Bhavnani, Enakshi
Author:
Navalkar, V. S.
Author:
Chaudhri, Kiran
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Clip Art
Subject:
Decoration and ornament
Subject:
Decorative arts
Subject:
Decorative arts -- India.
Subject:
Pattern books
Subject:
Indian clip art
Subject:
folk designs from India
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Pictorial Archives
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
11 x 8.38 in 0.85 lb

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This sourcebook showcases 1,000 decorative black-and-white motifs plucked from India's many sumptuous handicrafts: stonework, batik, embroidered fabrics, pottery, jewelry, personal adornments, carpets, more.
"Synopsis" by , This sourcebook showcases 1,000 decorative black-and-white motifs plucked from India's many sumptuous handicrafts: stonework, batik, embroidered fabrics, pottery, jewelry, personal adornments, carpets, more.
"Synopsis" by ,
Many are the crafts of India, and infinite her decorative patterns and ornamental designs. This essential sourcebook showcases a wondrous collection of 1,000 black-and-white motifs, all taken from India's many authentic handicrafts: stonework, batik, embroidered fabrics, ceramics, pottery, jewelry, personal adornments, carpets, and more. Each crisp illustration is poised to inspire.
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