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Gallery Talk: Kawandi: Patchwork Quilts and Siddi Culture

Presented by Wellesley College at The Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley MA

Apr 24 2018
Gallery Talk: Kawandi: Patchwork Quilts and Siddi Culture

Join Soulful Stitching co-curator Sarah K. Khan and Davis Museum Assistant Curator Amanda Gilvin for a gallery talk on the African diasporic Indian art of kawandi, patchwork quilts made from saris.

Join Soulful Stitching co-curator Sarah K. Khan and Davis Museum Assistant Curator Amanda Gilvin for a gallery talk on the African diasporic Indian art of kawandi, patchwork quilts made from saris. With a focus on how the quilts relate to food, culture, and social justice, Khan will discuss her research and film projects on Siddi culture.

Image Caption: Shanta Mingel, Kawandi (Quilt), Cotton and Other Textiles, 2005—6.
Image Credit: Courtesy of the artist, the Siddi Women’s Quilting

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The Davis Museum at Wellesley College

106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02482

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