Elephant in everyday life in India :

The elephant as a motif can be found in every conceivable artefact of use in Indian living.

Textiles (e/16a)





Toys, puppets, etc (e/16 - e/ 17) Decorative items ( wall-hangings.















Terracottas, sculptures, etc )(e/18, e/19) Coins and swords as earlier artefacts of everyday use.









Others such as lamps, inkpots, bookends, flowervases, penstands, paper weights and so on.


~Elephant in mythology and Indian epics~

~Elephant depictions by man~

~The majestic elephant - through history and the present~

~Elephant in everyday life in India~

~Elephant symbology~

~The elephant and the designer~

~Elephant Home~