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Indian Textiles in the East

NK
8876
.A1
G89
2009

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Indian Textiles in the East : from southeast Asia to Japan

Guy, John.

New York : Thames & Hudson Inc, c2009.

192 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.

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Featuring dazzlingly varied cloths, this book presents a visual record of one of the great stories of Asian design history: the trade in Indian textiles to Southeast and East Asia. It also examines the history of the cloth-for-spices trade, focusing on the 17th and 18th centuries when the thousand-year-old trade was at is peak.The cloths presented here are the visual record of one of the great stories of Asian design history: the trade in Indian textiles to Southeast and East Asia. John Guy examines the history of the cloth for spices trade, focusing on the 17th and 18th centuries when the thousand year old trade was at its peak. With beautiful photogrpahs of the textiles themselves (outstanding among them the famous cotton chintzes and the tie and dye silk pataola), illuminating images of people and places, and vivid first hadn descriptions by travelers and mechants, this is both an indispensable resource and a visual feast. John Guy is Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art in the Department of Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and was formerly Senior Curator of the Asian Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. His most recent major publication is Indian Temple Sculpture. Included are 241 illustrations (145 in color). There are notes, a glossary and an index.

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ISBN:

978-0-500-28829-0 (paperback)

Author:

Guy, John.

Title:

Indian Textiles in the East : from southeast Asia to Japan / by John Guy.

Publisher:

New York : Thames & Hudson Inc, c2009.

Physical:

192 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.

Summary:

Featuring dazzlingly varied cloths, this book presents a visual record of one of the great stories of Asian design history: the trade in Indian textiles to Southeast and East Asia. It also examines the history of the cloth-for-spices trade, focusing on the 17th and 18th centuries when the thousand-year-old trade was at is peak.The cloths presented here are the visual record of one of the great stories of Asian design history: the trade in Indian textiles to Southeast and East Asia. John Guy examines the history of the cloth for spices trade, focusing on the 17th and 18th centuries when the thousand year old trade was at its peak. With beautiful photogrpahs of the textiles themselves (outstanding among them the famous cotton chintzes and the tie and dye silk pataola), illuminating images of people and places, and vivid first hadn descriptions by travelers and mechants, this is both an indispensable resource and a visual feast. John Guy is Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art in the Department of Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and was formerly Senior Curator of the Asian Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. His most recent major publication is Indian Temple Sculpture. Included are 241 illustrations (145 in color). There are notes, a glossary and an index.

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520 Summary   $a Summary, etc. note  Featuring dazzlingly varied cloths, this book presents a visual record of one of the great stories of Asian design history: the trade in Indian textiles to Southeast and East Asia. It also examines the history of the cloth-for-spices trade, focusing on the 17th and 18th centuries when the thousand-year-old trade was at is peak.The cloths presented here are the visual record of one of the great stories of Asian design history: the trade in Indian textiles to Southeast and East Asia. John Guy examines the history of the cloth for spices trade, focusing on the 17th and 18th centuries when the thousand year old trade was at its peak. With beautiful photogrpahs of the textiles themselves (outstanding among them the famous cotton chintzes and the tie and dye silk pataola), illuminating images of people and places, and vivid first hadn descriptions by travelers and mechants, this is both an indispensable resource and a visual feast. John Guy is Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art in the Department of Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and was formerly Senior Curator of the Asian Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. His most recent major publication is Indian Temple Sculpture. Included are 241 illustrations (145 in color). There are notes, a glossary and an index.
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    $h Classification part  NK 8876 .A1 G89 2009

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