Kantha Hand Block Printed Throw blanket

$120.00 $80.00 Sale

Experience the artisanal luxury of our cotton Kapis Kantha Throw Blanket. A beautiful hand-block printed design and Kantha hand embroidery on the front side, with a plain wheat colour back with white and brown Kantha embroidery. 

Kantha is a centuries-old tradition of stitching patchwork cloth from rags, which evolved from the thrift of rural women in the Bengali region of the sub-continent. Today the eastern Indian states of West Bengal and Orissa, and Bangladesh. Kantha is a form of embroidery often practiced by rural women. The traditional form of Kantha embroidery was done with soft dhotis and saris, with a simple running stitch along the edges. Depending on the use of the finished product they were known as Lepkantha or Sujni Kantha.

This handmade linen will be one that will last for years, with a story to be told about its origins. Use it as a throw blanket on your sofa for extra warmth or spread it over a bed as a bedcover. Perfect for single, double, and queen-sized beds.

Our Kantha Throw Blanket is made in India, by artisans who have mastered their craft through generations. We ensure fair trade to support local communities to thrive and grow their businesses.boy using a block printer to hand print a cloth that is red and blue

Size: 152cm x 193 cm
Material: 100% Premium Cotton

Cold gentle machine wash, dry in shade. Do not tumble dry.

This item is included in the offer of free shipping on all orders over $150. 

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