Linen Kantha Baby Quilt

Blanket

Linen Kantha Baby Quilt

Blanket

38" W x 50" H
Contemporary Handmade
India
$195 Sale

Kantha is a native household craft originating from women in rural Bengal. The word kantha refers to a running... READ MORE

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Provenance

Contemporary Handmade
India

Kantha is a native household craft originating from women in rural Bengal. The word kantha refers to a running stitch. Classic Kantha textiles are characterized by this stitch, which is often used to produce motifs such as flowers, birds, animals, and other folk scenes from everyday activities. Kantha is traditionally used to create men's and women's garments, such as dhotis and saris. In addition to garments, several layers of cloth can be embroidered together to create quilts and coverings for mirrors, boxes, pillows, and other decorative objects. The Kantha stitch gives the textile a beautiful textured character.

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This Kantha quilt is 100% linen, hand stitched. Normal wash, dry on low, medium iron, non chlorine bleach only.

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*Please note that as a unique, handmade item, no two pieces are ever exactly the same and color varies across monitors. Our website photos are a close representation of this work, but may not be identical to the piece you receive.

Provenance

Kantha is a native household craft originating from women in rural Bengal. The word kantha refers to a running stitch. Classic Kantha textiles are characterized by this stitch, which is often used to produce motifs such as flowers, birds, animals, and other folk scenes from everyday activities. Kantha is traditionally used to create men's and women's garments, such as dhotis and saris. In addition to garments, several layers of cloth can be embroidered together to create quilts and coverings for mirrors, boxes, pillows, and other decorative objects. The Kantha stitch gives the textile a beautiful textured character.