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Mud, Mirror and Thread: Folk Traditions of Rural India Book by Coffee Table Book

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Mud, Mirror and Thread: Folk Traditions of Rural India Book by Nora Fisher This book celebrates the diversity of the vast subcontinent by examining little known folk traditions of village and nomad peoples. Drawing upon the traditions of India's half million villages, it helps comprehend the inner logic behind the almost numberless acts of Hindu devotion that occur each day, many of which involve the adornment of homes and altars and the creation of clay vessels and images. They show how, in traditions of embroidery and dress, we can 'read' the complicated ethnic and caste relationships that characterize the societal matrix of the rural peoples. Consequently, the India presented here is village rather than city, local and regional rather than national, peaceful rather than chaotic, spiritual rather than sensational, and despite the vast changes taking place, essentially timeless. The essays in this book are based on field research by leading experts Nora Fisher, Judy Frater, Stephen Huyler, Jyotindra Jain and Vijaya Nagarajan. This is a beautiful coffee table or library book Title Mud, Mirror and Thread: Folk Traditions of Rural India Editor Nora Fisher Photographs by Blair Clark Edition illustrated, Publisher Mapin Publishing, 1993 Original from Indiana University Length 237 pages Subjects Art › Asian › General.

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    Height: 12 in. (30.48 cm)Width: 9 in. (22.86 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Style
    Agra (In the Style Of)
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  • Date of Manufacture
    1993
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    North Hollywood, CA
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