IKAT FABRICS OF ORISSA AND ANDHRA PRADESH
by B. C. Mohanty (Second, revised edition), 2004.
Contents: Introduction, Historical backgound, Comparison of Ikat Technique and fabrics, Socio-economic condition of weavers, Analysis of fabrics of Orissa and Andhra Pradesh. In this comprehensive study of the ikat tie-dye techniques of these two states, the technology, the basic principles of the craft and the processes adopted are explained and illustrated with sketches and photographs. Actual samples of ikat fabrics used in the book provide a permanent record for study and research.
Hard bound cover, 99 text pages, 61 B/W plates, 76 colour plates, 34 actual fabric samples.
Size: 30 cms x 21 cms