Kantha Quilt

Kantha Quilt

137.00

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embellish your home with one of our unique, hand-stitched kantha quilts. use them as summer blankets and coverlets, or have them decoratively hang over a chair. they will bring a touch of a beautiful somewhere-else to your living room!

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: 211 x 146cm or 83 x 57 inches

weight: about 1270 grams

care instructions: machine-wash with gentle cycle

material: cotton

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.

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