Contains A Brief Study Of Mithila Folk-Arts And Paintings Which Are Unique. Also Explains In Detail The Religious And Spiritual Significance Of These Works By Copious References To Sanskrit Texts Both Sacred And Secular. 5 Chapters - Appendix - Mica Paintings - Bibliography - Index - 23 Colour Illustrations - 57 Figures In B & W. Without Dustjacket.
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