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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.].
  • Philadelphia, PA : Philadelphia Museum of Art ; New Haven : In association with Yale University Press, ©2009.
  • xiii, 290 pages : colored illustrations colored maps ; 30 cm.
Subjects
Contents
  • 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
  • Women's Words / Women's Voices in the Kantha / Niaz Zaman
  • Many-Splendored Thing: Kantha Technique and Design / Anne Peranteau
  • Appendix. Stitch Diagrams
  • Stella Kramrisch Collection
  • Interwoven in the Pattern of Time: Stella Kramrisch and Kanthas / Darielle Mason
  • Kantha (1939) / Stella Kramrisch
  • Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection
  • Resonances: A Discussion on Collecting with Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz / Darielle Mason.
Other information
  • Published in connection with the exhibition held Dec. 12, 2009-July 25, 2010, Philadelphia Museum of Art.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Additional form
ISBN
  • 9780876332184 (pma cloth)
  • 0876332181 (pma cloth)
  • 9780876332191 (pma paper)
  • 087633219X (pma paper)
  • 9780300154429 (yale cloth)
  • 0300154429 (yale cloth)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2009033382
  • OCLC: 326626421