Kantha Bedspreads made from vintage saris by a project helping survivors of sex trafficking in Bangladesh. Each has a label with the maker's name and a link to her story. From www.decoratorsnotebook.co.uk http://www.decoratorsnotebook.co.uk/collections/decorators-notebook-collection/kanthas
Bed Cover, Kantha, Srimirthi (Mrs.) Lokhibala Dashi. 1920-1960. From the Fitzgerald Collection. Until the mid-20th century, women throughout West Bengal made embroidered cloths called kantha from used garments, first pieced together and then embroidered with simple darning and running stitches. See it now at the TMC in the exhibition, Perpetual Motion, on view until March 10, 2013.