This listing is for the exact Kantha Quilt shown above~
Measurements: Twin Sized 85”x55”
Your quilt will be double sided with different patterns on each side. These will come wrapped in beautiful sari silk ribbons~ By purchasing one, you understand that the stitching is imperfect, and there are random ink markings here and there. These are hand made!
About the Quilt: Kantha is the most prominent form of embroidery often practiced by rural women in east Asia, especially in India and Bangladesh. It is often used to make simple quilts, also known as Nakshi Kantha.
The traditional form of Kantha embroidery are usually handmade or hand-woven with soft saris and dhotis,with a running stitch along the edges. The finished products are known as sujni Kantha or lep Kantha depending on the use of the finished product. The embroidery are sometimes made into scarves,bags,covers for mirror,boxes,pillows and even bed covers.
Vintage Kantha quilts are products of 2-3 layers recycled Indian vintage saris- this could either be in cotton fabric or silk. They are usually covered with running stitches, employing beautiful designs of flowers,birds,animals,shapes as well as designs from everyday activities. Read more here: https://www.vintagekanthaquilt.com/story-behind-kantha-quilts
These make GREAT gifts!! And they add a pop of color to any space~
~Shipped from a home with cats & dogs!
IMPORTANT SHIPPING INFO!!
•••USPS~ ships out in 1-5 days. Arrives in 2-7 Biz days.
••UPS/USPS Canada 2-3 Weeks Custom charges may occur. Please check your local post to see what those charges may be. I am not responsible for any extra money you may pay in your country, due to your laws. Sorry, No refunds.