Handmade quilt, Quilt, Dhabada, Kutch (Gujarat) 2154
A handmade quilt, Quilt, Dhabada, Kutch (Gujarat)
Dimensions – 170 X 274 CM
Quilts locally known as Dhabada are hand made using Kantha work technique and are a warm thick bed covering kept in place by lines of stitching.
Kantha embroidery was originated with a thought to rescue old clothes and materials to turn them into something new. Kantha a type of embroidered quilt is a centuries-old Bengali art tradition and earlier it was done with soft dhotis and saris, using simple running stitch on it. This Kantha quilt has a print design on it which gives it a contemporary look.