Mumbai: India Book House Ltd, 1999. 271 pgs. "Exhaustively researched and abundantly illustrated with over 300 color pictures." With Meera Shuja and Mridula Maluste. Photography by David DeSouza. "Traces the dhurrie's past: from the shadows of prehistoric India, the lavish Mughal courts and the bustling commerce of British India, to the present day. It catalogues nearly a hundred old dhurries, including traditional prayer rugs with domed mosques, dhurries with classic stripes and ornate geometrical designs as well as a collection of the most beautiful pictorial flatweaves." Includes glossary of terms. Bound in white cloth, with geometric pattern in pale beige on cover, beige/brown lettering on front and spine. DJ front: "Ahmedabad Central Prison," ca. 1910-20. DJ back: Samode Palace near Jaipur.. Cloth. As New/As New.
Bookseller: Spectator Books
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