Pattern and Ornament in the Arts of India (Paperback)

By Henry Wilson

Thames & Hudson, 9780500292419, 256pp.

Publication Date: October 25, 2016

List Price: 34.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description


The timeline runs for almost two thousand years, from the Buddhist stupa at Sanchi of the first century BC/AD to Rajput palace interiors of c. 1900. Hundreds of atmospheric photographs are juxtaposed with graphic transpositions of the designs, patterns, and ornamentation to reveal the nature of the architectural detail, where stone, wood, mirror work, and plaster are transformed into masterworks of decorative art.