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DISCOUNTED Pure Silk Hand Embroidered Nakshi Kantha by KanthaShop, $140.00

DISCOUNTED Pure Silk Hand Embroidered Nakshi Kantha by KanthaShop, $140.00

Banjara Textiles :: Large Kantha Quilt from West Bengal region of India. 68  x 42 inches. I love the grid background!

Banjara Textiles :: Large Kantha Quilt from West Bengal region of India. 68 x 42 inches. I love the grid background!

The preparation for marriage ceromony is massive in Bangladesh, it goes on for days sometimes weeks. This Nakshi Kantha displays a scene from a wedding day of a Bride. In this nakshi kantha all ladies are very busy for this ceremony and Bride is getting ready by two women. Some women are crashing turmeric and henna and also some are cutting fish.

The preparation for marriage ceromony is massive in Bangladesh, it goes on for days sometimes weeks. This Nakshi Kantha displays a scene from a wedding day of a Bride. In this nakshi kantha all ladies are very busy for this ceremony and Bride is getting ready by two women. Some women are crashing turmeric and henna and also some are cutting fish.

19th century Kantha work example. Courtesy- stylecourt.blogspot.com

19th century Kantha work example. Courtesy- stylecourt.blogspot.com

Nakshi Kantha embroidery from Bangladesh For calendar for Oxfam, 1993

Nakshi Kantha embroidery from Bangladesh For calendar for Oxfam, 1993

A rare woman's skirt made from fustian, a mix of linen and cotton, and embroidered with large floral patterns.    Production Date: 1621-1640

A rare woman's skirt made from fustian, a mix of linen and cotton, and embroidered with large floral patterns. Production Date: 1621-1640

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