Kantha: Recycled and Embroidered of Bengal Artist Book


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.The part of Bengal where the Ganges River flows into the Bay of Bengal has historically been the source of the finest cotton ever produced. 

159 Pages
Color Illustrations

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