Hand Quilted Kantha Quilt Sofa Throw Bed Spread, Indian Dowry Blanket
*****Discounted from $147******
This listing is for a MINT condition, exceptionally beautiful, vintage, cotton,finest, hand quilted using Kantha embroidery quilt throw bedspread or rug as shown in pictures. This is a finely quilted throw lovingly made years ago for a daughter's dowry trunk. Don't wait due to rarity of the find, I only have few to sell. Each is one of a kind, no two are alike. Fully reversible.The bed used in pictures is a queen size bed. Last two pictures show the reverse side of the quilt.
MATERIAL: pure cotton.
Exact Dimensions: 52 inches width x 78 inches length ...fits up to full size bed as a bed cover.
First side - purple/violet colored, handwoven saree with glittering gold thread zari motifs running through the quilt. This side has been further hand embroidered with white, geometric motifs.
First side - pink and striped print cotton saree.
Weight of the quilt: ~4.5 lbs
Care : Gentle machine wash in cold water, hang dry OR dry clean. This will not bleed color or shrink if care instructions are followed.
Process of Creation: layers of vintage cotton sarees (Indian wrap around dress) are hand quilted together using Kantha stitch. Extremely fine quilting.To make this marriage trousseau item more special than daily use kantha quilts, various striped patterned, hand embroidered motifs were made on top of finely quilted kantha stitch. Extremely high number of kantha hand stitches per inch, renders this kantha quilt throw suitable for use as a one of a kind rug or picnic blanket. It also imparts it weight and longevity. Perfect for all seasons. Gorgeous needlework patterns cover fine, Kantha quilting.
Condition : This quilt is in exceptional, mint, condition. That being said it is a vintage item and minor imperfections such as patches from other colorful sarees, extra threads from quilting, minor blemishes etc. may exist and are considered to add to charm of these throws or quilts.
Rest assured, item will be DOUBLE WASHED before being sent to you.
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What is Kantha Embroidery?
It is 400 year old art of hand embroidery originated from West Bengal, India and Bangladesh. There are various types of Kantha embroidery such as nakshi kantha, running kantha etc. This quilt has been made using kantha resembling running stitch.
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