Brighten any room with these vintage kantha throws. Each throw is handmade in China by artisans who carefully collect pieces of vintage and upcycled fabrics to create the throws elaborate patterns and colors. The result is a truly unique and individual piece for your home. Hang on the back of a chair or lay at the end of your bed for a splash of vibrant color. What we love most about our Kantha throws is that their vintage and handmade nature makes each piece a beautiful surprise. Patterns, colors and size will vary.
|Dimensions||Approximately 50"L x 78"W|
|Eco Info||Commonly, kantha products have a patchwork-style aesthetic quality. The word kantha however, refers to the style of the stitching applied to the fabric rather than the fabric itself. Artisans in parts of east South Asia and West Bengal, India have long practiced this traditional hand-stitching technique. Customarily, kantha textiles are created from the recycled remnants of worn garments such as saris. Artisans layer the vintage cotton fabrics and hand-embroider them with a running stitch. Stitching can be in simple rows or form intricate patterns across the textile. In the past, they were often embroidered with motifs depicting tales of local folklore and legends, and were used in celebrations such as births and weddings. The end result is an elaborate patchwork of repurposed fabrics with a plush yet durable texture and a rich history.|
|Artisan Story||Whether hand carved, woven, stamped, or crafted we believe that the artistry and craftsmanship of a hand made product is beyond compare to any mass-manufacturing process. The touch of human hands adds unique and individual quality, as well as a story to every product they make.|