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WOVEN AIR: THE MUSLIN & KANTHA TRADITION OF BANGLADESH. Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 1988. 72 pp. with 49 ills. 27 x 22 cm. ISBN 0854880755 In English.
This catalogue for an exhibition of 134 textiles dating from the 1800s to the 1980s presents eleven succinct essays which explain the weaving of muslin and manufacture of kantha (embroidered quilts), and outline the history of textile design and production in Bangladesh since it became a Mughal province late in the 16th century.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Asia (Traditional) — Bangladesh — Several Periods — Textile/Fiber Arts
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 052395
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