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Nomadic Embroideries: India's Tribal Textile Art

Nomadic Embroideries: India's Tribal Textile Art (Hardback)

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More than 500 images explore the free-form embroidered creations of the tribal people of India's renown Gujarat Province. Dating back 30 to 100 years, they include original garments, temple offerings, welcome banners, and second-generation quilted works that combine precious remnants for new decorative uses. These items have trickled onto the world market where they are treasured by decorators and collectors. Textile artists, designers, and ethnologists alike will delight in these examples of the boundless imaginations of itinerant tribal women who make much of little in their elaborate, mica and bead-studded creations. Abstract, geometric, floral, and religious imagery celebrates the boundless exuberance of their quest for beauty.

Tina Skinner is an avid collector of antique embroidery, with a penchant for the exotic. Sam Hilu has spent a lifetime researching and preserving native crafts around the world, and has authored two previous books on African textiles.

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