Balotra: The Complex Language of Print--Actual Cotton Hand Blocked Samples Tipped In

$20.00 USD

price reduced from $25.00 due to a slight crimping to the upper left corner of the book; damage from shipping

soft cover
fully illustrated in color
In English
A publication of Anohki Museum of Hand Printing, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
7 1/2" x 7 1/2", 19 cm x 19 cm
76 pages/ 7 samples of printed cotton

Text: Emma Ronald
Photographs & Layout: David Dunning

Balotra ~ The Complex Language of Print documents a village textile tradition where patterned attire identifies the community and status of the wearer. Assisted by the Yusef Yaseen family, this book represents a joint effort to protect endangered textiles.


Balotra Bazaar
Balotra Crafts
Balotra Textiles, Cloth & Culture
Ghaggra Fashions
Kinship on Cloth
Balotra Prints
Balotra Printers
Dye & Print Processes
Shifting Traditions
Modernisation of the Balotra Fashions
The Balotra Gallery & Collection
Addendum & Acknowledgements