Just the way kantha should be! A few well-loved cotton saris quilted together with careful hand running stitches to make the most comfy piece you’ll ever own!
This precious recycled sari bedspread fits up to a US Full/Double size bed and makes a wonderful throw on any size larger. Sofas, tables, even picnics all benefit from this fantastic textile tradition.
As a kantha bedspread, throw or picnic rug, this recycled sari quilt is skillfully made in the rural areas of Jessore, SW Bangladesh famous for the high quality needle skills encouraged there.
See the info images for comparison between the Jessore and wider Dhaka style of stitching. The Jessore stitch is 1.5 to 2 times as dense as the Dhaka stitch.
Kantha, meaning ‘rags’, is the ancient tradition of recycling well worn, vintage saris into beautiful throws for family use and special celebrations. Using a simple all over running stitch, recycled saris are quilted together. The layers of soft, worn cotton give a wonderfully cozy feel and look to every item made from this carefully crafted fabric.
Size: W:72″ 183cm L: 85″ 216cm
Colours: All similar or all different, we’ll discuss and agree before production.
Details: Washable. Product story label attached unless otherwise requested.
Minimum Order: 10
Recycled saris are as unique as the women behind each product. If you prefer some similarity please mention ‘mostly blues’ or ‘reds only’, etc. We’ll then confirm availability and lead times.