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Saris of India: Tradition and Beyond

Price : $129.75
ISBN # : 9788174363749
Author : Rta Kapur Chishti
pages: 274
Edition : Hardcover
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Roli Books
Published : 2010

The sari has been, in one form or another, the central feature of the weaving/printing tradition of India for over a thousand years. Covering the styles and traditions across the length and breadth of 12 Indian states this book is a documentation of design and all that supports it socially, culturally and economically. This is a vivid and exhaustive overview of the structures, design, colors and technology which make up the language of the sari. Author Bio: Rta Kapur Chishti is the co-author and editor of the Saris of India volumes on Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Goa, and editior of the volumes on West Bengal & Bihar, Orrisa & Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa, Uttar Pradesh & Gujarat. As a writer and translator she has written on the life and work of craftsmen and has also done script work for films.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Thursday 17 June, 2010.
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