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Kantha,Kasuti : Samples of Ancient Indian Embroideries - MRIDULA NAGARAJAN - Picasa Web Albums

Kantha,Kasuti : Samples of Ancient Indian Embroideries - MRIDULA NAGARAJAN - Picasa Web Albums

Kantha embroidery is a type of folk art where worn-out garments are given a second life. Bengali women created the technique several hundred years ago, using old thread to create running stitch designs. The name "kantha" comes from "kontha," which is the word for "rags" in ancient Sanskrit.  #traditional #embroidery #textiles

Kantha embroidery is a type of folk art where worn-out garments are given a…

Kantha,Kasuti : Samples of Ancient Indian Embroideries - MRIDULA NAGARAJAN - Álbuns da web do Picasa

Kantha,Kasuti : Samples of Ancient Indian Embroideries - MRIDULA NAGARAJAN - Álbuns da web do Picasa

Kantha work embroidery detail. There's always a bird somewhere! #kantha Image credit/copyright: the curated magazine

Kantha textile from India. For a traditional folk textile the colours are always so contemporary and often ahead of the curve for some Western sensibilities.

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