The Handicrafts and Industrial Arts of India.
Mehta, Rustam J.
Price: 50.00 USD
Bombay: Taraporevala's Treasure House of Books, 1960. 4to. 157 pp. 4 color plates, 150 b/w plates illustrating 500 examples of handicrafts, bibliography. A pictorial and descriptive survey of Indian craftsmanship as seen in masterpieces of jewellery and metal crafts, arms and armour, furniture and inlay crafts, stone and ivory carving, lacquer crafts and lac-turnery, papier mache and gesso work, pottery and glassware, clay figures and folk toys, hand woven textiles and embroidery, dyeing and calico printing, the Bandhani and Patola, carpets and rugs, leathere crafts and shell work and baskets and mats. fine in mylar dj.