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Kantha Stitch of Bengal
Kantha Stitch of Bengal

Amrita Poddar
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Crafts of Bengal have a very special place when we talk of Indian craft. Every craft in Bengal from pottery to textile has an enigma of its own. One such authentic craft of Bengal is Kantha stitch. We go gaga over modern designer sarees with sequins and Zardozi embroideries, whereas arts like Kantha embroidery fails to charm because it is rare and a rural craft. Can anyone tell me about this exquisite art and where it is found in Bengal?

Posted On : 11/22/2016 3:21:16 AM

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Abhinav Dey
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Kantha holds a very special place within the village life in Katna, West Bengal.

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Poonam Malhotra
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What is a Kantha Stitch? Where in Mumbai can I get this Kantha stitch?

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Posted By : Poonam Malhotra   Posted On : 12/8/2016 4:27:30 AM  Go

What is a Kantha Stitch? Where in Mumbai can I get this Kantha stitch?..


I don`t have any idea about saree shops in Mumbai, but I can suggest you to opt for online shopping. There are many shopping sites where Kantha stitch materials are available.

Posted On : 12/27/2016 4:13:14 AM

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Sonika Gupta
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It is said that the Kantha work mostly resembles a story or a poem that is being created on a piece of cloth. Is this true?

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Tuhin Sarkar
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yeah... its true.. but I dont have any clear idea about the word Kantha

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`Kantha` means `rags` in Sanskrit, which reflects the fact that Kantha embroidery is made up of discarded garments or cloths.

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Tuhin Sarkar
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It is based as a small industry or micro industry in Bengal. It is from Birbhum. If you need to buy any kantha saris then you can browse the e-cart websites.

Posted On : 5/10/2017 5:46:57 AM

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