The richness of the arts of India is overwhelming, and perhaps most noticeably so in its architecture. These ten sheets of gorgeous gift-wrapping paper featuring imaginative floral designs that draw on the richness of the arts of India reveal the exquisite detail of the decorative compositions, their finesse, precision, and creativity. It also highlights the skill, patience, and pictorial imagination of the many thousands of craftsmen and their patrons.
Henry Wilson is well known as a photographer of architecture and interiors, with a special interest in India. His books include India Contemporary and Pattern and Ornament in the Arts of India, and he is a frequent contributor to The World of Interiors, Architectural Digest, and other design magazines. He lives in London.