The production of India's finest textiles has long been woven
around its complex history and age-old traditions. This in-depth
account of the royal costumes and textiles of India considers
all the various stylistic traditions, both religious and
regional, arising from within this vast country.
"Costumes and Textiles of Royal India" is a celebration of rich legacy of textiles and
craftsmanship, with in-depth study of the evolution of Indian
royal costume spans the centuries from the first representations
of clothing in ancient India, through the reign of the Mughal
emperors and the days of the British Raj, to Indian Independence
and royalty in the present day.
It is a sumptuous volume illustrated with a variety of
material, much of which has never been published before ranging
from archive photographs, miniatures, royal portraits and cinema
stills, to detailed images of garments and textiles from as far
back as the seventeenth century.
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