Explore the CollectionKantha

Measurements
31cm x 46.5cm
Place of Origin
Bangladesh
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1930-1969 Mid)
Registration Number
2011-128
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Kantha Embroidery,Quilting,
Objects
Household Textiles,Kanthas,Textile Panels,

Physical Description

Small panel of kantha embroidery. The cream background is silk, backed with a very loosely woven cotton. Worked in coloured silks with a design of two figures bearing a small shrine on a pole, plants, foliage and a bird, all enclosed in a border of four rows of running stitch in red and green. The background is stitched allover with rows of running stitch worked with a double silk thread in white.

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