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Village of Painters

Narrative Scrolls from West Bengal

Frank J. Korom, Author
Paul Smutko, Photographer

"Village of Painters" profiles the West Bengali village of Naya, a small agricultural outpost that is home to a unique itinerant caste specializing in the production of painted narrative scrolls and the performance of songs to accompany their unrolling.


Trim: 11.5" x 8.5"

Pages: 120

Illustrations: 118 color photographs, 1 map

Folklore/Folk Arts

Art

©2006

Paperback $29.95

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