Embroiderers of Ninhue: Stitching Chilean Rural Life
Texas Tech University Press
April 15, 2010
7.8 X 0.9 X 9.5 inches | 2.05 pounds
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About the Author
Born, raised, and educated in Santiago, Chile, teacher and lecturer Carmen Benavente took up embroidery in 1963 after making the United States her permanent home. A longtime enthusiast of the textile arts, Benavente continues to study and write at the home she shares with her husband, composer Juan Orrego-Salas, in the woods of southern Indiana.Jean L. Druesedow is director of the Kent State University Museum.