Asian Embroidery

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Jasleen Dhamija
Abhinav Publications, 2004 - Crafts & Hobbies - 343 pages
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Asian Embroidery Is The Result Of An International Seminar Held By Crafts Council Of India, Which Was Coordinated By The Well-Known Authority On Textiles, Jasleen Dhamija. Writers, Researchers, Professors, Who Have Spent A Life Time Researching In Different Regions Of Asia Came Together To Share Their Know Ledge. Besides Well-Known Subjects As Phulkari, Bagh, The Central Asian Suzani, There Are The Little Known Embroideries Of The Philippines, Of Kyrgyzstan, Of The Chinese Settlers In Indonesia, The Beadwork Of Sarawak. There Is The Brilliant Work Of The Symbolic Significance Of Light And Shining Surfaces And A Broad Sweep Of The Creative Expressions Of Different Regions. The Contributors Are Well- Known Authorities Padma Shri Jagdish Mittal, Prof. Joanne Eicher, Prof. Victoria Rivers, John Gillow, Prof. Shehnaz Ismail, Dr. Judy Frater, Ruby Ghuznavi, Edric Ong And Many Others.
 

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Contents

FOREWORD
9
PREFACE
11
ASIA
15
LEGEND OF THE MAP
16
AN EXPRESSION OF WOMENS CREATIVITY By Jasleen Dhamija
18
SOME MASTER PIECES By Jagdish Mittal
25
EMBELLISHED CLOTH FOR BODY AND SOUL By Professor Victoria Z Rivers
45
AN INITIAL STUDY1 By Ruby Palchoudhury Satarupa Dutta
67
NEEDLEWEAVING OF THE TODAS OF THE NILGIRIS By Evam Piljain Weidermann Sunita Shahaney
183
TRADITIONAL EMBROIDERY OF MINORITY GROUPS IN VIETNAM By Dinh Thu Huong
189
BEADWORK OF SARAWAK MALAYSIA By Edric Ong
199
TRADITIONAL GOLD EMBROIDERY OF MALAYSIA By Raja Fuziah Binti Raja Tun Uda
209
EMBROIDERY IN THE THAI WAY OF LIFE By Khun Surapee Rojanavongse
219
PHILIPPINE EMBROIDERY WITH A FOCUS ON THE BLAAN By Linda L Beeman
227
INDIAN GOLDEMBROIDERED VELVETS IN NIGERIA By Joanne B Eicher
235
KASHMIR AND EMBROIDERYAN EXTRA ORDINARY ASSOCIATION By Jenny Housego
249

SUZANI EMBROIDERY OF UZBEKISTAN By Carter Malik
85
KYRGYZ EMBROIDERED WALL PANELSTUSHKIIZIES By Dinara Chochunbaeva
93
A STITCH TRAVELS EMBROIDERY IN SWAT KOHISTAN SWAT VALLEY AND HAZARA By Shehnaz Ismail
101
THE EMBROIDERY SHAWLS OF THE PUNJAB By Joss Graham
113
THE EMBROIDERY OF SIND By John Gillow
125
THE TRADITION OF KANTHA AND CONTEMPORARY TRENDS By Ruby Ghuznavi
131
RABARI EMBROIDERY CHRONICLE OF TRADITION AND IDENTITY IN CHANGING WORLD By Judy Frater
143
BANJARA EMBROIDERY OF ANDHRAORIGINS DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH By Nivedita Krishna Rao
159
KARNATAKA KASHIDA By Sunita Shahaney
173
CHIKANKARI OF LUCKNOW By Paola Manfredi
263
THE TRADITION OF MINANGKABAU EMBROIDERY By Sativa Sutan Aswar
277
HANDKERCHIEF TO HAUTE COUTURE By Divya Durga Prasad YA
287
GLOSSARY
297
BIOGRAPHY OF AUTHORS
309
BIBLIOGRAPHY
315
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
325
INDEX
333
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