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Vimla Meena ~ Vintage Kantha Quilt Sari Throw

Vimla Meena ~ Vintage Kantha Quilt Sari Throw
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Vimla Meena ~ Vintage Kantha Quilt Sari Throw

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$200.00
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Hand-embroidered heirloom quality kantha quilt throw in one-of-a-kind pattern combinations and color stories for your dream bedscape, cozy armchair nook, or stylish outdoor space. Named after one of the artisan group members to celebrate its uniqueness.

Kantha embroidery consists of a delicate running stitch. As all things crafted by hand it is imperfectly perfect, and therein lies its charm. The density of kantha embroidery makes it complex, with each quilt taking about 20 days to complete.

In this quilted throw, the lines are 0.5 inch apart making them dense, exquisite examples of kantha embroidery full of color and character. The end result is a breathtaking textured quilted throw blanket of heirloom quality.

Each Indian kantha throw blanket is made using 6 layers of soft cotton: the top and bottom are vintage saris, and sandwiched between them are 4 layers of soft hand-loomed cotton fabric. The front and back of each kantha throw vary depending on how the saris are sewn together, so you get to enjoy two unique looks!
Our Inspiration: you!

So many of you have asked us over the years why we don't employ women in India. Wood block printing, used for all our collections, is, for the most part, a male-dominated field. However, it turns out that women rule when it comes to kantha embroidery work.

We have partnered with an incredible businesswoman who has made women's empowerment her life's mission. She helps women, many of whom are former sex workers, find a path towards economic independence. The partnership has been in the works for a couple of years, and it's thrilling to see it finally come to life. These quilts will help make a significant impact in the lives of the women involved.

Free shipping over $300, Half off below.

In stock items are shipped within 2-3 days of order placement.

We will keep you informed regarding your pre-ordered items. Our effort is to get them to you in 6-12 weeks. Your card will only be charged after your order ships and you can cancel anytime. There is no risk.

We will gladly accept returns sent within 30 days from the date of delivery.

We are thrilled to offer you free shipping on your first exchange (we weren’t able to do this in the past).

Machine wash separately in cold water with a gentle detergent. Do not use bleach or a detergent with bleach additives. Tumble Dry warm. Iron using cotton settings.

Each piece is handcrafted using intricately hand carved wooden blocks and is an original work of art distinguished by the work of the artisan, the particular lot of dye, and even varying weather conditions. Tonal variations are inherent to the block printing process and enhance the individuality, character and uniqueness of each creation.

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