This is a vintage baby blanket from West Bengal, early 20th Century. Good, stain-free condition. Exhibiting finely embroidered motifs of animals, leaves, patterns and flowers representing everyday life. Smaller collection pieces, beautiful framed or could be made into a statement cushion.
61cm x 81cm Medium Weight
This Nakshi Kantha is from East Bengal (Bangladesh) Hand sewn layers of recycled sari cloth were used, with exceptional embroidered motifs and patterned embroidery, these represent aspects of daily life and often protection. This smaller quilt would have been made for a baby or child. In very good condition for its age, this is a unique textile to treasure.
Our vintage Kantha quilts have stood the test of time, we encourage you to enjoy them. Machine washable at 30-40 degrees. Dry flat if possible or can be given extra bounce in a tumble dryer.