This matching set of kantha quilts includes a standard throw & two minis, each made from the same one-of-a-kind, paired sari cloth; perfect for gifting to mom & kids, family members, or friends separated by distance!
Kantha throw quilts are six layers of vintage saris, hand-stitched together by women in Bangladesh using a traditional kantha stitch.
Made of 100% reclaimed cotton sari cloth
This set includes three blankets: one "standard" throw (approx. 2 m x 1 m / 6'8" x 3'3") and two "mini" kantha, half the size of the standard throw (mini = approx. 1 m x 1 m / 3'3" x 3'3")
The three blankets are stitched over approximately 48 hours (6 days) by hand (depending on experience).
Handcrafted by women who were previously trafficked into or otherwise engaged in formal or floating sex work (or at risk), now employed in work that brings dignity & livelihood. Read more...