Overview for Mughal Imperial Costumes and Designs
Present work entitled, Mughal imperial costumes and designs during 16th and 17th century. This work is meant primary for the researcher who want to come in the field of Mughal imperial costumes and designs. It will also prove beneficial for the student of Medieval Indian History.
Unfortunately the primary and secondary sources of Mughal period have not discussed much about Mughal costumes. No separate work exists on this theme. Through several writers have discussed about the costumes of Mughal India but the material we find on Mughal costumes is very scattered. This book covers each and every aspects of costumes and designs of Mughal court either it is dress codes, designs, fabrics, industries, or techniques applied for making the gorgeous costumes of Mughal court.
Here in this work visual evidences are utilized to depict the Mughal costumes and designs. Several types of costumes and designs of Mughal period are continuing even today. So there is an element of continuity in the costumes and designs of the Mughal Period. This is the reason that this work is not only important for the researchers of Mughal Costumes and designs but it will also facilitate those, working in the field of modern costumes and designs.
Pooja Chaudhary (Author)
Dr. Pooja Chaudhary is a Young art Historian with both the practical and theoretical academic background. She did her bachelor’s degree in 2005 and passed M.A.(History) in 2007 from Centre of Advanced Study , Dept. of History, Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh. She did her B.Ed. in 2008 from the dept. of education, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. She has qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) in History in 2012 , and it was followed by her Ph.D. degree which she got in 2016 from the Centre of Advanced study, Dept. of History, AMU, Aligarh. Dr. Pooja is presently working in a college at Mathura. She is a member of ‘Indian History Congress’ ,’Rajasthan History Congress’, ‘UP History Congress’. She has participated in several conferences and seminars at national level. Dr. Pooja is actively engaged in research work and has visited a number of libraries of India.