Art Sila Basak Nakshi Kantha of Bengal

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Nakshi Kantha of Bengal

 
9788121208994: Nakshi Kantha of Bengal

The art of Kantha or embroidered quilt has been flourishing in rural Bengal for centuries. Its exquisite beauty was brought to the notice of city-dwellers, and to some extent to the outside world. The Author has now produced a commendable work on the Kantha art of Bengal, the result of extensive research, painstaking field-work, introspective analysis and collection of materials from far and near. She starts with a brief history of needlework in the world and its practice in India from an early date. She dwells upon the large social content of the Kantha that genuinely reflects the world of the Bengali women. A Care full analysis further brings out the reflections of folk beliefs and practices, of religious ideas, of themes and charecters from mythologies and epics, of flora and fauna, and finally of man and nature. The Kantha, in its own way, depicts the social and personal life of the people. She has given the information of the Museums, Organisation, and personal collections of Kantha in different part of the world alongwith bibliographic details. Contents:- Preface Acknowledgements Photo Credit List of illustretions The Beginning Characteristics of Kantha Ingredients and Stitiches Borders Not just Coverlets The Motifs The Alpana Nakshi Kantha: Comparative Analysis Nakshi Kantha in Literature Present Status Appendix-A Field Survey : West Bengal and Bangladesh Appendix-B In Museums and Individual Collections Album Bibliography Index The Title 'Nakshi Kantha of Bengal: (With Coloured Illustrations) written/authored/edited by Dr. Sila Basak', published in the year 2006. The ISBN 9788121208994 is assigned to the Hardcover version of this title. This book has total of pp. 304 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Gyan Publishing House. This Book is in English. The subject of this book is MUSIC / THEATRE / Art

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Book Description 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 304 The art of Kantha or embroidered quilt has been flourishing in rural Bengal for centuries. Its exquisite beauty was brought to the notice of city-dwellers, and to some extent to the outside world. The Author has now produced a commendable work on the Kantha art of Bengal, the result of extensive research, painstaking field-work, introspective analysis and collection of materials from far and near. She starts with a brief history of needlework in the world and its practice in India from an early date. She dwells upon the large social content of the Kantha that genuinely reflects the world of the Bengali women. A Care full analysis further brings out the reflections of folk beliefs and practices, of religious ideas, of themes and charecters from mythologies and epics, of flora and fauna, and finally of man and nature. The Kantha, in its own way, depicts the social and personal life of the people. She has given the information of the Museums, Organisation, and personal collections of Kantha in different part of the world alongwith bibliographic details. Contents:- Preface Acknowledgements Photo Credit List of illustretions The Beginning Characteristics of Kantha Ingredients and Stitiches Borders Not just Coverlets The Motifs The Alpana Nakshi Kantha: Comparative Analysis Nakshi Kantha in Literature Present Status Appendix-A Field Survey : West Bengal and Bangladesh Appendix-B In Museums and Individual Collections Album Bibliography Index The Title 'Nakshi Kantha of Bengal: (With Coloured Illustrations) written/authored/edited by Dr. Sila Basak', published in the year 2006. The ISBN 9788121208994 is assigned to the Hardcover version of this title. This book has total of pp. 304 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Gyan Publishing House. This Book is in English. The subject of this book is MUSIC / THEATRE / Art. Language: English. Bookseller Inventory # 9788121208994

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Book Description Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd., 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. The Art of Kantha or embroidered nit has been flourishing in Rural Bengal For centuries. Its exquisite; beauty was brought to the notice of-dwellers, and to some extent, le outside world. Dr. Sila Basak now produced a commendable work on the kantha art of Bengal, the result of extensive research, painstaking Field-work, introspective analysis and collection of materials from far and near. She starts with a brief History of Needlework in the world and its practice in India from an early date. She dwells upon the large social content of the kantha that genuinely reflects the world of the Bengali woman. A careful analysis further brings out the reflections of Folk beliefs and practices, of Religious ideas, of themes and characters from mythologies and epics, of flora and fauna, and finally of man and nature. The Kantha, in its own way, depict the social and personal life of the people. Contents: Preface Photo Credit List of Illustrations 1. The Beginning 2. Characteristics of Kantha 3. Ingredients and Stitiches 4. Borders 5. Not Just Coverlets 6. The Motifs 7. The Alpana 8. Nakshi Kantha : Comparative Analysis 9. Nakshi Kantha in Literature 10. Present Status Printed Pages: 304. Bookseller Inventory # 36471

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Book Description Gyan Books (P) Ltd., 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Preface ? Acknowledgements ? Photo Credit ? List of illustretions ? The Beginning ? Characteristics of Kantha ? Ingredients and Stitiches ? Borders ? Not just Coverlets ? The Motifs ? The Alpana ? Nakshi Kantha: Comparative Analysis ? Nakshi Kantha in Literature ? Present Status ? Appendix-A ? Field Survey : West Bengal and Bangladesh ? Appendix-B ? In Museums and Individual Collections ? Album ? Bibliography ? IndexAbout The Book:- The Art Of Kantha Or Embroidered Quilt Has Been Flourishing In Rural Bengal For Centuries. Its Exquisite Beauty Was Brought To The Notice Of City-Dwellers, And To Some Extent To The Outside World. The Author Has Now Produced A Commendable Work On The Kantha Art Of Bengal, The Result Of Extensive Research, Painstaking Field-Work, Introspective Analysis And Collection Of Materials From Far And Near. She Starts With A Brief History Of Needlework In The World And Its Practice In India From An Early Date. She Dwells Upon The Large Social Content Of The Kantha That Genuinely Reflects The World Of The Bengali Women. A Care Full Analysis Further Brings Out The Reflections Of Folk Beliefs And Practices, Of Religious Ideas, Of Themes And Charecters From Mythologies And Epics, Of Flora And Fauna, And Finally Of Man And Nature. The Kantha, In Its Own Way, Depicts The Social And Personal Life Of The People. She Has Given The Information Of The Museums, Organisation, And Personal Collections Of Kantha In Different Part Of The World Alongwith Bibliographic Details.,Content:- Preface ? Acknowledgements ? Photo Credit ? List Of Illustretions ? The Beginning ? Characteristics Of Kantha ? Ingredients And Stitiches ? Borders ? Not Just Coverlets ? The Motifs ? The Alpana ? Nakshi Kantha: Comparative Analysis ? Nakshi Kantha In Literature ? Present Status ? Appendix-A ? Field Survey : West Bengal And Bangladesh ? Appendix-B ? In Museums And Individual Collections ? Album ? Bibliography ? Index. Bookseller Inventory # GB-9788121208994

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Book Description Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd., 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. The Art of Kantha or embroidered nit has been flourishing in Rural Bengal For centuries. Its exquisite; beauty was brought to the notice of-dwellers, and to some extent, le outside world. Dr. Sila Basak now produced a commendable work on the kantha art of Bengal, the result of extensive research, painstaking Field-work, introspective analysis and collection of materials from far and near. She starts with a brief History of Needlework in the world and its practice in India from an early date. She dwells upon the large social content of the kantha that genuinely reflects the world of the Bengali woman. A careful analysis further brings out the reflections of Folk beliefs and practices, of Religious ideas, of themes and characters from mythologies and epics, of flora and fauna, and finally of man and nature. The Kantha, in its own way, depict the social and personal life of the people. Contents: Preface Photo Credit List of Illustrations 1. The Beginning 2. Characteristics of Kantha 3. Ingredients and Stitiches 4. Borders 5. Not Just Coverlets 6. The Motifs 7. The Alpana 8. Nakshi Kantha : Comparative Analysis 9. Nakshi Kantha in Literature 10. Present Status Printed Pages: 304. Bookseller Inventory # 36471

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Book Description Gyan Books (P) Ltd., 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Preface ò Acknowledgements ò Photo Credit ò List of illustretions ò The Beginning ò Characteristics of Kantha ò Ingredients and Stitiches ò Borders ò Not just Coverlets ò The Motifs ò The Alpana ò Nakshi Kantha: Comparative Analysis ò Nakshi Kantha in Literature ò Present Status ò Appendix-A ò Field Survey : West Bengal and Bangladesh ò Appendix-B ò In Museums and Individual Collections ò Album ò Bibliography ò IndexAbout The Book:- The Art Of Kantha Or Embroidered Quilt Has Been Flourishing In Rural Bengal For Centuries. Its Exquisite Beauty Was Brought To The Notice Of City-Dwellers, And To Some Extent To The Outside World. The Author Has Now Produced A Commendable Work On The Kantha Art Of Bengal, The Result Of Extensive Research, Painstaking Field-Work, Introspective Analysis And Collection Of Materials From Far And Near. She Starts With A Brief History Of Needlework In The World And Its Practice In India From An Early Date. She Dwells Upon The Large Social Content Of The Kantha That Genuinely Reflects The World Of The Bengali Women. A Care Full Analysis Further Brings Out The Reflections Of Folk Beliefs And Practices, Of Religious Ideas, Of Themes And Charecters From Mythologies And Epics, Of Flora And Fauna, And Finally Of Man And Nature. The Kantha, In Its Own Way, Depicts The Social And Personal Life Of The People. She Has Given The Information Of The Museums, Organisation, And Personal Collections Of Kantha In Different Part Of The World Alongwith Bibliographic Details.,Content:- Preface ò Acknowledgements ò Photo Credit ò List Of Illustretions ò The Beginning ò Characteristics Of Kantha ò Ingredients And Stitiches ò Borders ò Not Just Coverlets ò The Motifs ò The Alpana ò Nakshi Kantha: Comparative Analysis ò Nakshi Kantha In Literature ò Present Status ò Appendix-A ò Field Survey : West Bengal And Bangladesh ò Appendix-B ò In Museums And Individual Collections ò Album ò Bibliography ò Index. Bookseller Inventory # GB-9788121208994

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