Naga Textiles: Design, Technique, Meaning and Effect of a Local Craft Tradition in Northeast India

Wettstein, Marion (2014). Naga Textiles: Design, Technique, Meaning and Effect of a Local Craft Tradition in Northeast India. Stuttgart: Arnoldsche Art Publishers

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With their geometric and often minimalistic patterns, the fascinating traditional fabrics of the Nagas provide an unparalleled exception in India‘s world of textiles. In this monograph, Marion Wettstein deciphers the cultural meaning of textile design in a scholarly precise way, capturing their idiosyncratic aesthetic in colour pencil and watercolour.

Item Type:

Book (Monograph)

Division/Institute:

06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Art and Cultural Studies > Institute for the Science of Religion
06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Art and Cultural Studies > Institute of Social Anthropology

UniBE Contributor:

Wettstein, Marion

Subjects:

200 Religion
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology > 390 Customs, etiquette & folklore
700 Arts > 740 Drawing & decorative arts

ISBN:

978-3-89790-419-4

Publisher:

Arnoldsche Art Publishers

Funders:

[4] Swiss National Science Foundation
[111] Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich

Language:

English

Submitter:

Marion von Stockhausen-Wettstein

Date Deposited:

27 Jul 2017 16:20

Last Modified:

12 Dec 2017 10:02

Uncontrolled Keywords:

Naga, Nagaland, Northeas India, material culture, craft, weaving, identity, ethnography, visual anthropology, ethnographic drawing

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/96699

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