Festivals : At The Jaipur Court

Author : Vibhut Sachdev
Language : English
Edition : 2014
ISBN : 9789383098422
Publisher : RG GROUP


Festivals : At The Jaipur Court : This splendidly illustrated book examines the ‘living traditions’ of the former royal court of Jaipur in the light of the objects and materials that are integral to the established rituals and celebrations. The author takes us on a vibrant and informative journey through the Hindu seasonal calendar and the year – round panoply of festivity and ceremonial observances that are special to Rajasthan, particularly Jaipur.

Lavishly illustrated with over 100 photographs of miniature paintings, ritual objects and ceremonies, this book is the first in a series on the collections at the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum in the Jaipur City Palace. Others in the series are on Arms and Armour (by Robert Elgood) and on Clothes and Textiles (by Rahul Jain).


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