Kantha : the embroidered quilts of Bengal from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz collection and the Stella Kramrisch collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art / edited by Darielle Mason ; with essays by Pika Ghosh ... [et al.].
Contributor(s): Mason, Darielle | Ghosh, PikaPublisher: Philadelphia, PA : Philadelphia Museum or Art in association with Yale University Press, 2009.Description: xiii, 290 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9780876332184 (Phil.); 9780300154429 (Yale)Subject(s): Kramrisch, Stella, 1898-1993DDC classification: 746.460954/1407474811
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Published in connection with the exhibition of the same title held Dec. 12, 2009-July 25, 2010, Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Includes bibliographical references.
Background texture : lives and landscapes of Bengal's embroidered quilts / Darielle Mason -- From rags to riches : valuing Kanthas in Bengali households / Pika Ghosh -- In search of "living traditions" : Gurusaday Dutt, Zainul Abedin, and the institutional life of Kanthas / Katherine Hacker -- Embroidering Bengal : Kantha imagery and regional identity / Pika Ghosh -- Woman's word/women's voices in the Kantha / Niaz Zaman -- A many-splendored thing : Kantha technique and design / Anne Peranteau -- Interwoven in the pattern of time : Stella Kramrisch and Kanthas / Darielle Mason -- Kanthā (1939) / Stella Kramrisch -- Resonances : a discussion on collecting with Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz / Darielle Mason.