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105-001 Kantha quilt

105-001 Kantha quilt
105-001 Kantha quilt
105-001 Kantha quilt
105-001 Kantha quilt
105-001 Kantha quilt

Kantha quilt, featuring central lotus or sun depiction and surrounded by circular motifs, botehs,  and botanical embroidery.  There are quite a number of little birds scattered through the different panels in a 'random' manner.

This kind of textile is discussed in Indian Textiles, by John Gillow and Nicholas Barnard

Information

a. Origin India, Bengal or what is now Bangla Desh
b. Estimated Age estimated to be from early 20th century
c. Craft (Embroidery etc) embroidery
d. Size (mention cm/inches) 111cm x 124cm/3'8\" x 4'1\"
e. Condition Report Very good conditionrnrnI have sewn some cotton sleeves on the back so you can hang it from a rail approximately 1cm in diameter (or less) - I can remove these if you preferrnrnIt weighs about 500 grams (1/2 a kilogram)
f. Damage & Shortcomings Some stains - 2 are dark and measure approx 1cm x 1/2 cm; and 1/2 cm square (depicted in 4th photo); there are 4 much paler stains I could see.
g. Item Location (Country) Australia
Seller Name Steve Wallace
Seller's Email ID stevew@adam.com.au
105-001 Kantha quilt
105-001 Kantha quilt
105-001 Kantha quilt
105-001 Kantha quilt
105-001 Kantha quilt