Zoom event, Kantha: Quilts from Bengal

Free for students. Write to karthika@audinet.net for a free zoom link by May 29

Kantha is a centuries-old tradition from rural Bengal. Layers of fine discarded fabrics are quilted together to create textured 'canvases' upon which women express themselves through embroidered imagery. The word "Kantha" can refer to both the type of stitch and the cloth. Learn more about Kantha:
Tradition
Formats
Aesthetics
Delve into a decades long interest in Indian textiles by Jeevak & Banoo Parpia that has resulted in curated collections viewed at several museum exhibitions.Events are usually 1 hour but can spill over and continue for 15 to 30 minutes depending on audience enthusiasm.You will receive a zoom link upon registration.

Students, write to karthika@audinet.net to register and receive a free student zoom link.

$15.00