Rapture: The Art of Indian Textiles by Rahul Jain

Rapture: The Art of Indian Textiles by Rahul Jain

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Traditional images of flowering trees and plants, floral sprays and paisleys, birds and animals, ritual and iconic symbols, imaginary landscapes, and scenes of celebration and worship,continue to express in a variety of textile techniques.

Rahul Jain is a textile researcher and historian who lives and works in New Delhi. His publications include technical studies of the traditional Indian drawloom, the woven silks of Sultanate India, as well as the court velvets, sashes, and luxury fabrics of Mughal India. He has also written about contemporary Indian hand-crafted textiles. He runs a workshop of traditional drawlooms in Varanasi. The workshop weaves silk samite, lampas, and velvet textiles modelled on historical Indian and Iranian fabrics.

245 x 315 x 25.4mm, 244 pages, Hardcover, 2011.

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