Textiles and ornamental arts of India

United States, 1955

Film
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Displays the variety, sophistication, and beauty of India’s textiles and ornamental arts in a unique filmic interpretation of a exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Captures the flavour of Indian traditions and philosophy, and explores the spiritual significance of art in the everyday life of the Indian people.

Credits

co-director

Ray Eames

Charles Eames

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Eames

Duration

00:10:50:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1955

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29358

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Textile fabrics

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → India - Social life and customs

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - India

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Decorative arts

Crafts & Visual Arts → Handicraft - India

Crafts & Visual Arts → Textile fabrics

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - India

History → History

History → India - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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