Kantha Shawl, Blue & Apricot

Kantha Shawl, Blue & Apricot

Regular price £40.00

Reversible art silk shawl with lines of Kantha stitching.

An art silk shawl from India made from beautiful printed sari materials with additional kantha stitching. Reversible so you can drape it to see a flash of the reverse side - two shawls in one! 
A highlight of this shawl is the delicate stylised floral print in bands of blue and pink.
Kantha is a type of running stitch popular throughout India but especially in Bengal where these Kanthas originate. The tradition in the villages of Bengal is to upcycle old saris into bed quilts & shawls called dupattas.

An exquisite pieces of fabric that can also make a unique wallhanging or decorate the back of a sofa.

Approximate dimensions: 90x220cm

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