Item Code: IDG141
by Pushpa Rani MathurHardcover (Edition: 1994)
Size: 10.8" X 8.8"
Pages: 134 (B & W Illus: 120, Color Illus: 50, Figure: 99)
Price: $65.00 Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
History of costume is engaged in an adventure of vast absorbing dimensions. For the first time a dedicated unique collection of exquisite and profusely elaborated costumes of rulers of Mewar has been prepared. The author has made a conscientious effort to present a guideline for the construction of garments, textiles used, jewellery and footwear worn with the costumes. The coloured photographs and diagrams explain all the time-honoured traditions of the past and present. The book will be immensely useful to apparel designers, merchants, theatre people, students, historians, artists as well as to the fashion houses in Europe and America which are always in search of exotic styles of dresses for their clients.
About the Author:
Dr. P. Mathur (b. 1946) is Assistant Professor and Incharge of the Department of Clothing and Textiles at Sukhadia University, Baroda under the able guidance of late Dr. J. A. Singh, Dean, Professor and Head, Department of Clothing and Textiles, Faculty of Home Science, M. S. University, Baroda. For past fifteen years Dr. Mathur has been teaching various courses on crafts, clothing construction, textiles, costumes, etc., to the under-graduates and post-graduate students. She is recipient of various honours and awards for research studies. She is member of various associations and has published a number of articles in leading professional journals and magazines.
|List of Plates||13|
|List of Figures||15|
|II.||Historical Background of the Rulers of Mewar||21|
|III.||Important Festivals Celebrated by the Rulers of Mewar||27|
|IV.||Costumes Evolved after the Synthesis of the Two Cultures||31|
|V.||Methodology Adopted for Research||35|
|VI.||Modes of Textile Designing: Tie-dye Textiles||37|
|VII.||Modes of Textile Designing: Printing||43|
|VIII.||Modes of Textile Designing: Waraq Printing||49|
|IX.||Modes of Textile Designing: Gold and Silver Embroidery||57|
|X.||Head Dress of the Rulers of Mewar||61|
|XI.||Upper Garments of the Rulers of Mewar||73|
|XII.||Lower Garments of the Rulers of Mewar||97|
|XIII.||Jewellery and Footwear of the Rulers of Mewar||107|