Author: Jasleen DhamijaPublisher: National Book TrustYear: 2002Language: EnglishPages: 101ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123739117
This book, concise yet comprehensive, and richly illustrated, tells the story of how the arts and crafts of an ancient and imaginative people can be related to their day-to-day living, their legends, myths and festivals.India’s rich heritage is preserved in its folk arts and crafts. Today there is a tremendous interest in the rich heritage of Indian folk tradition. Immense in its variety and range, this tradition reflects the amazing diversity of the people who have created it.
CHAPTERIntroductionTextilesFloor-Coverings and Pile CarpetsPottery and TerracottaWoodworkMetalwareJewelleryStone-CarvingIvory, Bone and Horn-CarvingBasket-Making and Mat-WeavingFestival and Ritual CraftsGlossaryIndex