IKAT TEXTILES OF INDIA - Ikat textiles are among the most prized fabrics in the world. Renowned for their brilliant colors and complex patterns and designs, they have been woven in India since the sixth century. Ikat textiles of India is a full-color comprehensive guide to this unique form of weaver's art, featuring hundreds of examples of the best work from private collections and from the weavers themselves. The styles shown range from traditional to contemporary, simple to complex, and common to rare. With information on the history and technique of ikat and a useful glossary, this fascinating and beautiful book will prove invaluable for anyone interested in textile manufacturing and fabric design.
Condition: Good - Author: Chelna Desai - Publisher: Thames and Hudson
Pages: 155 - Paperback