Embroidery from India and Pakistan (Fabric Folios)

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The rich tradition of Indian and Pakistani textile embroidery is the subject of this beautifully illustrated book. Paine, an expert in these techniques, provides a detailed essay on the materials and their makers, and the traditions of the different tribes and regions. A catalogue of over 20 textiles from the British Museum follows, with detailed, good-quality color photos. The volume concludes with a glossary, bibliography and index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Over the years Sheila Paine has made frequent journeys to India and Pakistan. In particular, she has researched and written a book on the chikan embroidery of India, and has spent several seasons of fieldwork in Pakistan, studying embroidery traditions for the University of Milan and the Worldwide Fund for Nature. She is the author of several books and many articles.

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