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Embroidery from India & Pakistan

 Author: Sheila Paine  Category:  Publisher: The British Museum Press  : 2001  ISBN: 0-7141-2744-2  Language: English  Tags:designers | embroidery | India | Pakistan | Textiles |
Focusing on over 20 textiles from the British Museum’s collection, this book explores the wonderful folk embroidery of India and Pakistan – in particular the domestic work made by women for their own dowry or family. Illustrated in full and in detail, these richly decorated items – costumes and household textiles -should provide designers at all levels with inspiration for new and unexpected ways for using colour and pattern in their own work.