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Textile Subjects in Indian Miniature Paintings

August 07, 2014 1 min read

Recently came across these miniatures on the internet:

934802_10152598513241675_8376178413516370887_nA Fraser Album Artist: a cotton-carder at work, attributed to the artist Ghulam ‘Ali Khan (fl. 1817-55)
Delhi, circa 1820

Men and women block-printing a textile Tehri-Garhwal, circa 1870
Sold at Bonhams Auction 2007

1000Undated Palm Leaf Manuscript describing the Legend of Boeeta Bandan – of travels of Brothers from Odisha to Java-Sumatra, carrying with them the art of Ikat. From the Wovensouls Collection.


I hope to find more and add them here in the future!

If you find any others, please add!


Aug 2014




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