Pottery. From ancient times graphic design has been used for decoration of pottery and ceramics. In the period 6500–5500 BC, the farming society of Halalf in northern Mesopotamia and Syria produced pottery that is among the finest in the Near East. The Halaf potters used different sources of clay from their neighbours and created interesting pottery. African art.
By reproducing the same pattern in each row on a circular or linear arrangement by flat running stitches, the Kantha embroiderer skillfully creates an impression of a woven material. This perpetuation of the Kantha design could perhaps be explained by the fact that the original design was woven by women and when, for some reason, it lost its popularity as a commercial commodity other women came forward to keep it alive though in a non-commercial garb. Applique also appears on Bengal kanthas, though rarely. Thin strips of colored cloth are stitched with tiny invisible stitches to form various designs. In large pieces the designs are bold and well defined while on items of personal use they are proportionately small and finely
It also makes sense to accept that a good part of what is art today was the language of the past. Almost every one of the old classical civilizations and countless other 'tribal' societies made use of scroll paintings to send messages and depict tales. Most of these traditional forms of communication continue to exist as forms of art today. The ancient Mesopotamians, the hardpans and the Egyptians used hieroglyphics that were standardized into a scripts and languages. Pottery, toy making and sculpting has also been ancient arts that have been carried on to our times and have lived to serve both their initial purpose and have been exoticism as art forms.
Art The Anasazi were well known for their excellence in pottery. Overall, they were very advanced with art. Pottery was a personal thing; one type could only be found locally. It was usually very colorful and passed down from mother to daughter. Besides pottery, the Anasazi practiced weaving, leatherwork, made jewelry, and made baskets.
The starting point of Indian textiles can be traced to the Indus valley civilization. The people of that civilization used ordinary homespun cotton for weaving their clothes. Excavations at Harappa and Mohenjo Daro, have unearthed household items like needles made of bone and wooden spindles, signifying that the people would whirl cotton at home to make yarn and finally garments. The first fictional information about textiles in India is accessible in the Rigveda, which refers to weaving. The ancient Hindu epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata talk about a variety of fabrics in fashion during those times.
They carry in their symbols mystical energy and can be read as ancient books. Weavers, mostly unmarried young girls, reflected their dreams, life experiences, past and future in every whisk of their work. The bride is given at least one or more carpets as a dowry, depending on the financial state of the family. It is interesting that the tradition is honored from the roots to these days in every Azerbaijani
I love the feeling of excitement that comes through finally performing after hours of practice and the satisfaction of seeing my visions come to life on a page. I want to be able to make these costumes, and in turn, I am taking sewing classes, have worked with a local seamstress, and understand what is required to be
The different stages in a civilization urban, rural, tribal, feudal or industrial can be easily observed with the help of dress. Every country has its own erogenous zones. What many Indians today belief are home-grown ideas of decorum and modesty are in fact British imports - bequeathed to us by the Raj. In India Cotton has been used for clothing for since long. The remnants of the ancient Indian
[footnoteRef:5] [5: Sandhu, Arti. Indian Fashion: Tradition, Innovation, Style. London: Bloomsbury, 2015.] India is a country with different Clothing, ethnicity, geography and cultural traditions of the people. India also has a great diversity in terms of weaves, fibres, colours and material of clothing.