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Kantha The Traditional Art of the Women of Bengal

By Asis K. Chakrabarti

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Published by  : Arts India, Kolkata

Pages : 211 pp. colour plates

Year : 2000

ISBN : 81-7207-001-2

Preface. Homage. Foreword. Introduction. 1. Some problems of folk art and primitive art. 2. The topography and ecology of Bengal. 3. Definition of Kantha. 4. Reference in ancient scriptures. 5. Kantha and its association with festivals. 6. Kantha embroiderers and the social structure of Bengal. 7. Kantha embroiderers and their socio-economic status. 8. Materials and stiching technique in Kantha embroidery etc
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