Textiles and ornamental arts of India

United States, 1955

Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

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.

How to watch

This work has not been digitised and is currently unavailable to view online. It may be possible for approved reseachers to view on-site.

Learn more about accessing our collection


In ACMI's collection


production company


Encyclopaedia Britannica Films


Charles Eames

Ray Eames



Production places
United States
Production dates

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/73636--textiles-and-ornamental-arts-of-india/ |title=Textiles and ornamental arts of India |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=28 September 2022 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}