Explore the CollectionKantha

Measurements
49cm x 60cm
Place of Origin
Bangladesh
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1970-1999 Late)/1990s
Registration Number
1995-005
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Kantha Embroidery,Quilting,
Objects
Household Textiles,Kanthas,Textile Panels,

Physical Description

A nakshi (figured) kantha worked in the traditional Bangladeshi style using running stitch known as kantha phor or kantha stitch. It is worked on unbleached cotton with coloured threads in a random design of figures and buildings. The figures are worked in close rows of running stitch (Chatai). The border is of threaded running stitch. Signed 'Harong'.

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