Introduction * Repeated Patterns * Ornamental Scenes * Borders & Bands * Floral Panels The Drawing Process
A survey of the rich use of floral motifs in the details of India's architectural wonders, depicted in fine photographs and breathtakingly precise drawings
Henry Wilson is known for his photographs of India, which have appeared in many magazines and books, including Benares, India Contemporary and The Floral Patterns of India, all published by Thames & Hudson. His drawings of Indian motifs inspired Osborne & Little to commission the Sariskar Collection of wallpapers from him.
'Sumptuous photographs on India's grand palaces, private homes and
temples ... this is a genuinely inspiring book' - The Chromologist
'Intriguing and highly original ... If you love India, art, architecture, surface pattern or flowers, there are many reasons to fall in love with this quietly inspiring book' - The Herbarium Project
'A jewel of the book that brings a fresh appreciation of the visual sophistication of India' - Embroidery Magazine