Kantha wins College Art Association award

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Cover of "KANTHA"

Cover of "KANTHA"

Darielle Mason’s Kantha:
The Embroidered Quilts of Bengal from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection and the Stella Kramrisch Collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
is the recipient of the Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award  – a 2011 Award of Distinction of the College Art Association.  
Congratulations to Darielle Mason and contributors Pika Ghosh, Katherine Hacker, Anne Peranteau and Niaz Zaman! 

“…acute insights into an important region and an understudied medium” 

“…for the first time, a comprehensive, sensitive treatment to this form of women’s domestic, creative, and social expression”