Kantha

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Reproducing bed covers, wrapping cloths for books and other valuables, floor covers and mats for ceremonial purposes from the late 19th to early 20th centuries, this collection captures and showcases the 'kantha' tradition at a precarious time of change and struggle. Kantha is a type of embroidery created using the finest cotton sourced from the part of Bengal where the Ganges River flows into the Bay of Bengal.
ISBN 9781942185192. Radius Books/Mingei International Museum.
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    9781942185192
Reproducing bed covers, wrapping cloths for books and other valuables, floor covers and mats for ceremonial purposes from the late 19th to early 20th centuries, this collection captures and showcases the 'kantha' tradition at a precarious time of change and struggle. Kantha is a type of embroidery created using the finest cotton sourced from the part of Bengal where the Ganges River flows into the Bay of Bengal.
  • Author
    John Gillow, Pratapaditya Pal, Courtenay McGowen, Rob Sidner.
  • Publisher
    Radius Books/Mingei International Museum
  • Release
    November 2017
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    224 pages. 90 colour ills. 24.8 x 30.5 cm
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