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Culture:	Nakshi, Bangladesh Style:	20th century Physical Description:	white ground with red, yellow, pink and brown stitching; red trim; fre...

Culture: Nakshi, Bangladesh Style: 20th century Physical Description: white ground with red, yellow, pink and brown stitching; red trim; fre...

Kantha (Embroidered Quilt)  Artist/maker unknown, Bengali  Geography: Made in West Bengal, India, Asia or Bangladesh, Asia Made in Undivided...

Kantha (Embroidered Quilt) Artist/maker unknown, Bengali Geography: Made in West Bengal, India, Asia or Bangladesh, Asia Made in Undivided...

Kantha embroidery from Bengal, India.  The stitches used in kantha are: running stitch, darning stitch, satin and loop stitch. Stem stitch is also used to outline the figures.

Kantha embroidery from Bengal, India. The stitches used in kantha are: running stitch, darning stitch, satin and loop stitch. Stem stitch is also used to outline the figures.

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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.

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.

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