South Asian crafts reading list

Jain, Jyotindra (ed). Other Masters: Five contemporary Folk and Tribal Artists of India, New Delhi: Crafts Museum & The Handicrafts and Handlooms Corp of India, 1998

Balaram, S. Thinking Design. Ahmedabad: National Institute of Design, 1998

Maker and Meaning: Crafts and Society. Madras Craft Foundation.1999

Cooper, Ilay. Arts & Crafts of India. London: Thames and Hudson, 1996

Barnard, Nicholas. Arts and Crafts of India, London: Conran Octopus, 1993

Peterson, Jane. Traditional Pottery of India. London: A& C Black, 2000

Prabhas, Sen, Crafts of West Bengal. Ahmedabad: Mapin Publications, 1994

Jaitley, Jaya (ed), Crafts of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh. Ahmedabad: Mapin Publications, 1990

Krishna, Nanditha (ed), Crafts of Tamilnadu. Ahmedabad: Mapin Publications, 1992

Aryan, Subhashini. Crafts of Himachal Pradesh. Ahmedbad: Mapin Publications, 1993

The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014

5 April - 27 July 2014. The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014 is a comprehensive look at Italian Fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organisations that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style.

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British Asian Style: Fashion and Textiles

British Asian Style: Fashion and Textiles

South Asian textiles have shaped British fashion and dress for centuries, from the fashionable chintzes of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, t…

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Event - Close Observation Session

Tue 13 May 2014 15:30

Join V&A assistant curators Anna Moore, Behnaz Atighi Moghaddam, Danielle Thom and Emma Rogers from the Asian and Sculpture Departments as they display a selection of wonderful objects from the collection.

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