Masterpiece No. 17 Kantha Quilt
Regular price $268.00 USD
- Our intricate, Northern-style kantha blankets are a living piece of artwork, crafted from repurposed saris in a village in Bangladesh.
- It is stitched in a traditional style of kantha for northern Bengal — dense stitching with thicker thread — with designs more elaborate in addition to the straight, running stitch.
- Blankets vary in size and thickness. As is typical in rustic kantha, these blankets are 2 - 4 layers of cloth. Details on this particular blanket below.
- Handcrafted by women in a village in Bangladesh, they work for several hours per day and complete a blanket over ~2 months. This blanket provides good work that allows her to stay in her home village without migrating to the city.
Size: 90" x 63"
Notes on this kantha
The size of this blanket is approximately 90" x 63".
Like our classic kantha throws, special kantha are 100% cotton and will not warp or distort from heat. However, the nature of the stitching is more delicate; handle with care.
If you would like to wash your blanket in a machine, use a protective bag or cover if possible. Do not wash in a top-loading machine.
To extend the life of your kantha we recommend: limit full washing, and hang dry or tumble on low.
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