Kantha embroidery: 'Kantha' is a traditional embroidery style of Bengal, involving simple, running stitches. Kantha work originated in Bengal for making quilts out of waste fabric. The word 'Kantha', in fact, means 'embroidered quilt' in Bengali. (Looks so like my silk 'Kantha' stitched saree)

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Kantha Stitch saree from Bengal. Traditionally this hand embroidery was done on quilts depicting scenes from folklore.

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