Indian Vintage Kantha Quilt Dalaja


indian vintage kantha quilt

Indian Vintage Kantha In Pastel Colours


This Indian vintage kantha quilt combines a subtle print in pastel shades of pale lilac, yellow and orange on one side with a a band of the same print on the reverse combined with pale blue fabric. The entire quilt is covered in tiny kantha stitches in blues, pinks, purples, reds and greens giving the delicate background colour and texture. Scroll over the image to see the design in more detail.


Originally from East Bengal and Bangladesh, kantha quilts are crafted from several layers of upcycled saris, which are sewn together with tiny running stitches known as kantha to create blankets. Some quilts combine several pieces from saris and others have added embroidery. This particular quilt stands out for its subtle shade and detailed embroidery.


Each Indian vintage kantha blanket is unique. They are perfect as lightweight quilts for a single bed or a decorative footer for a double or king size bed. Drape them over the back or arm of a sofa to add pattern or texture or use them to cover a headboard or chest. They work well as picnic blankets too.


Each vintage blanket is handcrafted and as such there may be irregularities in colour and stitching and patches but we think this adds to their vintage charm.


Material: 100% cotton

Size: width 122cm x length 200cm. Suitable for a single or double bed as a footer or throw.

Washing instructions: Machine wash at 30c using a mild detergent.

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