Stuff Indian Embroidery
by Jamila Brijbhushan
ISBN-10: None
ISBN-13: None
Government of India
1990
Pictorial HC
Pages: 56
Language(s): English
Very Good - Light cover and edge wear.
$32.00

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This small book filled with a most interesting synopsis of Indian embroidery as a whole begins with an essay of the art of embroidery in general. It is an historical look at embroidery as a whole from the origin of the word itself, to its uses in the Bible and its significance and importance throughout the world. It covers materials and techniques and provides a glossary of stitches. The remainder of the book showcases the regional styles of Indian Embroidery including: Sind and Gujarat; Kashmir; Punjab and Haryana; Himachal Pradesh; Bengal; Bihar; Uttar Pradesh; Karnataka; Tribal Areas; Rajasthan; and Orissa and Tamil Nadu. A final chapter on Gold and Silver Embroidery (Zari Work) is followed by an interesting bibliography.