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a light and happy kantha blanket for babies and small kids - hand-stitched with colourful thread and much love. your little one will love snuggling up in this soft cotton blanket!
kantha quilts consist of several layers of recycled saris held together by a simple, running, 'kantha' stitch that is applied row after row and gives the blanket its unique, slightly wavy texture. this kind of embroidery is popular with the rural women of bangladesh and west bengal. it can take weeks to create one of these wonderful textile pieces, each one of a kind, each carrying the distinct handwriting of a singular woman's craftsmanship.
our kantha quilts are produced by women in meherpur, bangladesh, in cooperation with the ngo center for development and peace, which strives to empower the most vulnerable and at-risk women and children by providing them with a livelihood.
measurements: about 140 x 90cm or 55 x 34 inches
weight: about 500 grams
care instructions: machine-wash with gentle cycle
please note that this quilt is made from recycled textiles. therefore, it may show some small imperfections, such as staining, patches, mended spots, loose threads or peeling sari layers. this particular blanket has a couple of dark spots on the reverse side (see second picture).