TITLE

Mapula Embroidery: Empowering Women in the Winterveld

AUTHOR(S)
Schmahmann, Brenda
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Surface Design Journal;Summer2010, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the embroidery project called Mapula in the Winterveld in northern part of Pretoria in South Africa. The project is supported by Soroptomists International and provided by an adult education center run by the Sisters of Mercy. It mentions that the embroiderers concentrates on flora and fauna and on the political and social realities in South Africa. It also highlights the works of Selinah Makwana, who has developed a distinctive personal iconography.
ACCESSION #
53432495

 

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