1000 Decorative Designs from India

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A Superb Sourcebook of Traditional Indian Design

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 — 1,000 breathtaking designs...

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Overview


A Superb Sourcebook of Traditional Indian Design

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 — 1,000 breathtaking designs spanning centuries of traditional craftsmanship. Discover vivid and strikingly varied embellishments from authentic sources:
• sculpture
• toys, dolls, and decorative pieces
• woven and embroidered fabrics
• ceramics
• batik and wood block print
• jewelry
• floor and wall decoration
• ivory inlay
      . . . and much more!
Each royalty-free image has been meticulously reproduced and is poised to inspire an array of decorative and graphic ventures.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486460406
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 10/19/2007
  • Series: Dover Pictorial Archive Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,291,346
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.20 (d)

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
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