Courtenay McGowen: An Arts Maven Shares Her Passion for Crafts - by Gloria Tierney
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Courtenay McGowen: An Arts Maven Shares Her Passion for Crafts

  

Sitting at her computer, scrolling through photos of embroidered cloth and without consulting a single note, Courtenay McGowen weaves a history of the craft of anonymous women with that of ancient Bengal. A region that has been fractured into India, Pakistan and Bangladesh by partition and a civil war. The region where the Ganges flows to the Bay of Bengal produces the finest cotton the world has ever known and a unique type of embroidery known as Kantha.

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https://coronadotimes.com/news/2017/11/29/arts-maven-shares-passion-crafts/

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