9781851493388-1851493387-Dhurrie--Flatwoven Rugs of India

Dhurrie--Flatwoven Rugs of India

ISBN-13: 9781851493388
ISBN-10: 1851493387
Author: Ahuja, Shyam
Publication date: 2000
Publisher: ACC Publishing Group
Format: Hardcover 272 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781851493388
ISBN-10: 1851493387
Author: Ahuja, Shyam
Publication date: 2000
Publisher: ACC Publishing Group
Format: Hardcover 272 pages

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Acknowledged authors Ahuja, Shyam wrote Dhurrie--Flatwoven Rugs of India comprising 272 pages back in 2000. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1851493387 and 9781851493388. Since then Dhurrie--Flatwoven Rugs of India textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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Largely unappreciated , the traditional flatwoven Indian dhurrie has long been overshadowed by the luxuriant Mughal pile carpets. For the first time the dhurrie is given the prominence it deserves. Transcending social boundaries the dhurrie was used by commoner and royalty alike - at its simplest it was a multi-purpose textile used as floor covering, bedding or packaging. At its most elaborate, however, woven with the finest fibres and enhanced with gold threads, it graced the palaces of royalty. This pioneering work traces the dhurrie back into the mists of prehistoric India with beautifully reproduced photographs of extant examples through the centuries. It pays particular attention to the design and colouring of dhurries from classic stripes to ornate geometrical designs as well as pictorial dhurries. The many stages of dhurrie making are comprehensively covered - from the selection and dying of the yarn to the final processes of weaving, washing and finishing. A particular feature is the coverag
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