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MAKING FACES: SELF AND IMAGE CREATION IN A HIMALAYAN VALLEY. Alka Hingorani. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, 2012. Copyright 2013. 160 pp. with 128 ills. (123 col.). 25 x 21 cm. LC 2012-10499 ISBN 9780824835255 In English.
Examines the process of creating "mohras" -- metallic face-images of deities commissioned by upper-caste patrons -- in the lower Himalayan villages of the Northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — India — Metalwork, Several Media
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 149320
Hardcover $45.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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