The Koelz Collection of Himalayan Art

Bibliography

Walter N. Koelz and his Collection

  1. Sinopoli, Carla M. 2013. The Himalayan Journey of Walter N. Koelz: The University of Michigan Himalayan Expedition, 1932–1934. Anthropological Papers, no. 98. Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan.
  2. Koelz, Walter N. 1983. Persian Diary 1939-1941. Anthropological Papers, no. 71. Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan.
  3. Koelz Papers. Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan.
  4. University of Michigan Regents Proceedings. Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan.

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Himalayan Art

  1. Handa, Omahanda. 1998. Textiles, Costumes, and Ornaments of the Western Himalaya. New Delhi: Indus Publishing Company.
  2. Himalayan Art Resources [online educational resource].
  3. Singh, M. 1968. Himalayan Art. London: Macmillan/UNESCO.
  4. Snellgrove, D.L. and T. Skorupski. 1977 and 1980. The Cultural Heritage of Ladakh, 2 vols. Warminster: Aris and Philips.

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Kashmiri Shawls

  1. Ames, Frank. 1986. The Kashmir Shawl and Its Indo-French Influence. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club.
  2. Ames, Frank. 1997. The Kashmir Shawl and Its Indo-French Influence, 3rd edition. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Antique Collectors' Club.
  3. Beardsley, Grace, in collaboration with Carla M. Sinopoli. 2005. Wrapped in Beauty: The Koelz Collection of Kashmiri Shawls. Anthropological Papers, no. 93. Museum of Anthropology, University of Michigan. Ann Arbor.
  4. Bernier, Francois. 1968 [1891]. Travels in the Mogul Empire, AD 1656-1668, translated by A. Constable. Delhi: S. Chand and Company.
  5. Cohn, Bernard. 1989. Cloth, clothes, and colonialism: India in the nineteenth century. In Cloth and Human Experience, edited by Annette B. Weiner and Jane Schneider, pp. 304-53. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
  6. Eiland, Murray L. 1973. Oriental Rugs: A Comprehensive Guide. Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society.
  7. Gans-Ruedin, E. 1984. Indian Carpets. New York: Rizzoli.
  8. Geijer, Agnes. 1979. A History of Textile Art, translated by Robert Tanner. London: Pasold Research Fund in association with Sorthby Parke Bennet.
  9. Irwin, John. 1955. Shawls. London: Victoria and Albert Museum.
  10. Irwin, John. 1973. The Kashmir Shawl. London: Victoria and Albert Museum.
  11. Kalter, Johannes. 1984. The Arts and Crafts of Turkestan. London: Thames and Hudson.
  12. Kybalova, Ludmila. 1969. Carpets of the Orient. London: Paul Hamblyn.
  13. Karwatka, Dennis. 1999. Joseph Marie Jacquard and the punched card textile loom. Tech Directions 59:17.
  14. Krishna, Rai Anand. 1966. Banaras Brocades: Historical Background. New Delhi: Crafts Museum.
  15. Leitner, G.W. 1882. An Account of Shawl Weaving . . . from Linguistic Fragments Discovered in 1870, 1872, and 1879. Lahore.
  16. Lévi-Strauss, Monique. 1987. The Cashmere Shawl. New York: Abrams.
  17. Mehta, R.N. 1970. Masterpieces of Indian Textiles: Hand spun – Hand Woven – Traditional. Bombay: D.B. Taraporevala Sons.
  18. Moorcroft, William, and George Trebeck. 1841. Travels in the Himalayan Provinces of Hindustan and the Panjab; in Ladakh and Kashmir; in Peshawar, Kabul, Kunduz, and Bokhar, vol. 2, edited by Horace H. Wilson. London: Asiatic Society of Calcutta and John Murray.
  19. Pope, Arthur Upham, and Phyllis Ackerman (editors). 1965. A Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, 12 vols. New York: Oxford University Press.
  20. Reath, Nancy Andrews, and Eleanor Sachs. 1937. Persian Textiles and their Techniques from the 6th to the 18th Century. New Haven: Yale University Press.
  21. Rizvi, Janet, with Monisha Ahmed. 2009. Pashmina: The Kashmir Shawl and Beyond. Mumbai, India: Marg.
  22. Schurman, Ulrich. 1970. Central Asian Rugs, translated by Alan Grainge. Frankfurt am Main: Osterrieth.
  23. Serjeant, Robert B. 1972. Islamic Textiles: Material for a History up to the Mongol Conquest. Beirut: Librairie du Liban.
  24. Singh, Chandramani. 1979. Textiles and Costumes from the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum. Jaipur: Maharaja Sawai Man Singh Museum II Trust.
  25. Vámbéry, Ármin. 1979 [1864]. Scenes from the East, Through the Eyes of a European Traveller in the 1860s, translated by Enikö Körtvélyessy, translation revised by Bertha Gaster. Budapest: Corvina Kiadó.
  26. Watson, J. Forbes. 1982 [1866]. The Textile Manufactures and the Costumes of the People of India. Varanasi: Indological Book House.
  27. Wilson, Andrew. 1979 [1866]. The Abode of Snow: Observations on a Tour from Chinese Tibet to the Indian Caucasas, through the Upper Valleys of the Himalayas. Kathmandu, Nepal: Ratna Pustak Bhandar.
  28. Wilson, Horace H. 1841. Preface. In Travels in the Himalayan Provinces of Hindustan and the Panjab; in Ladakh and Kashmir; in Peshawar, Kabul, Kunduz, and Bokhar, vol. 2, by W. Moorcroft and G. Trebeck, pp. xiii-lvi. London: Asiatic Society of Calcutta and John Murray.
  29. Yale University Art Gallery. 1975. The Kashmir Shawl. New Haven: Yale University.

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Tangkas

  1. Jackson, David P., and Janice A. Jackson. 1988. Tibetan Thangka Painting: Methods and Materials. London: Serindia.
  2. Klimburg-Salter, Deborah E. 1997. A Thankga painting tradition from the Spiti Valley. Orientations 28(10):40-52.
  3. Pal, P. 1984. Tibetan Paintings. London: Sothebys.
  4. Tangkas from the Koelz Collection, Himalayan Art Resources [online educational resource].
  5. Tucci, G. 1949. Tibetan Painted Scrolls, 3 vols. Rome: Liberia dello Stato.

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Phulkari Textiles

  1. Hitkari, S. S. 1980. Phulkari: The Folk Art of the Punjab. New Delhi: Phulkari Publications.
  2. Maskiell, Michelle. 1999. Embroidering the Past: Phulkari Textiles and Gendered Work as "Tradition" and "Heritage" in Colonial and Contemporary Punjab. The Journal of Asian Studies 58(2):361-388.

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Amulet Boxes (Ga'u)

  1. Clarke, John. 2004. Jewellery of Tibet and the Himalayas. New York: Harry N. Abrams.
  2. Clarke, John. 2001. Ga'u – the Tibetan Amulet Box. Arts of Asia 31(3):45-68.
  3. Amulet Boxes (Ga'u) from the Koelz Collection, Himalayan Art Resources [online educational resource].

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Wooden Objects

  1. Handa, Omahanda. 2006. Woodcarving in the Himalayan Region. New Delhi: Indus Publishing Company.
  2. Rossi, Anna Maria, and Fabio Rossi. 1996. Guardians of the Sacred Word [online exhibition]. Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York.

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