LEYLA BLOCK PRINTED KANTHA

R1,950.00

Block printed, hand-stitched reversible kantha quilt.

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Description

Our beautiful handmade quilts are block printed and hand-stitched by textile artisans in India. They are reversible with the print on one side and a plain layer on the other which showcases the the kantha stitching. Kantha is a prominent form of embroidery consisting of running stitches and is often practiced by rural women in east Asia, especially in India and Bangladesh. The textile art of woodblock printing is the process of printing patterns on textiles. These are usually done on linen, cotton or silk by means of incised wooden blocks. The dyes, like indigo, are all natural. It is the earliest, simplest and slowest of all methods of textile printing. While block printing by hand is a slow process, it is capable of yielding highly artistic results.

This is a handmade product so it may have slight irregularities but these only add to its unique character. The size is 225 x 275cm so it is suitable for double, queen and king size beds.

Additional information

Weight 2.1 kg
Care

Cold Water Wash

Composition

Cotton

Country of Origin

India

Size

2250 x 2750mm

Colour

Green, Indigo, Watermelon

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