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Indian Miniature Paintings

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Indian Miniature Paintings

Indian Miniature Paintings We've just come back from a short trip around Rajasthan looking at a couple of towns we've not seen before and I've come to appreciate an art form I've never taken much interest in. Indian Miniature Paintings. When I first travelled to India, almost 40 years ago, I wasn't inspired by the Indian miniature paintings that everyone seemed to be trying to sell you. These days pashminas seem to have taken their place as the one thing its assumed you'll want to buy. The painting of Indian Miniatures began in the 16th century, in the Mogul period that...

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Indian Miniatures,Textiles & Stepwells

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Indian Miniatures,Textiles & Stepwells

We're just back from a whirlwind tour of small towns in Rajasthan, Indian's colourful desert state of ancient forts. We've been in search of Indian miniature paintings and beautiful textiles and also something that's fascinated me for years - ancient stepwells or baoris. Stepwells are like huge inverted pyramids cut deep into the ground in search of the fluctuating water table. In the dry landscape of Rajasthan there are no rivers. Lined with stone with sometimes hundreds of steps down to the water they became refuges from the heat and a place to rest and socialise. They were built between the...

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