Textiles of the Banjara

Cloth and Culture of a Wandering Tribe

Textiles of the Banjara
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Textiles of the Banjara - Cloth and Culture of a Wandering Tribe
190 pages
Color photos
Hard cover
31 x 23 cm
1,353 kg
English

The Banjara, - an ethnic group composed of semi-nomadic tribes found throughout the Indian subcontinent, are renowned for their highly colorful textiles. Embellished with mirrors, shells, and intricate embroidery, Banjara work displays a surprisingly modern aesthetic. Created to showcase embroidery skill, protect the owner from harm, and channel auspicious powers, the Banjara technique is unique in India and is a celebration of the strength of the women who practice it.This is the first book devoted to the traditional clothing and embroidery of the Banjara, illuminating their long history and investigating their links with the European Roma.