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Fabric Treasure of Andhra Pradesh

 
V. Suguna Sharma (Author)
Synopsis Andhra Pradesh offers a rich variety of handmade textiles, each with a distinctive character, tradition and appeal. The artisans from different regions of the State have developed and preserved an awe-inspiring variety of textile art forms over centuries of eventful history. We are proud to be inheritors of such glorious traditions. In this book, a comprehensive study has been made of the various varieties of textiles and their manufacturing centers in the State. While it has not been possible to cover the details of all the centers, this work puts together some interesting writing on the main centers of textile from Andhra Pradesh. At attempt has been made in this work to trace in brief the antiquity, the meaning and definition of cloth and the different fabric materials. The book throws light on the different Handloom Centres of Andhra Pradesh and also discusses the Production Technique involved in creating selected textile crafts pertaining to the State. The publication is adequatel
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About the author

V. Suguna Sharma

Dr. V. Suguna Sharma a Hyderabadi, has had a brilliant academic record securing several medals in the school and a Rolling Cup for securing highest marks at University level in B.A. She obtained the M.A., M. Phil. & Ph.D. degrees from Osmania University, Hyderabad. She also holds a Diploma Certificate for a shortterm Museology course conducted by the Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad. Besides, she has undergone a Certificate course in Computers. She is associated with several Academic bodies and Institutions and is a life member of Indian Art History Congress, Andhra Pradesh History Congress etc. She has attended several National and International Seminars and presented informative research papers. She has also contributed several interesting Articles to well-known research Journals both within the country and abroad. The young author has traveled widely within the country and recently visited the north-eastern Himalayan belt, Nepal and also Tibet in pursuit of Buddhist studies and brought out an interesting work on "The Tibetan Thangkas" (in press). The other fascinating titles published by the author are "Studies in Indian Textiles", "History and Antiquities of Raichur Fort". She is continuing further research in different branches of History & Archaeology viz., Buddhism, Jainism, Iconography, Museology, Art & Architecture etc.

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Bibliographic information

Title Fabric Treasure of Andhra Pradesh
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2002
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8186050965
length xiii+58p., Plates; 3 Maps; Index.