Pattern And Ornament In The Arts Of India..
Bound in quarter pink cloth over patterned boards.
Thames and Hudson.,
With 223 colour photographs and 89 drawings.
Tall 4to. 8.5 x 12 inches. 256 pp.
Illustrated throughout by colour photographs and drawings. Decorated by colour patterned title page and verso, by chapter heading pages and by vignettes on contents page.
A beautifully illustrated book on patterns, ornaments and motifs in Indian art and architecture by the photographer, artist and writer, Henry Wilson (b.1959), a specialist in Indian design. The architectural photographs focus on forts, palaces, temples, mosques and other buildings of north west India. Many of the motifs are stylised in stencil like drawings throughout the text.
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