Handmade quilt, Quilt, Dhabada, Kutch (Gujarat) 2154
Handmade quilt, Quilt, Dhabada, Kutch (Gujarat)
Dimensions – 170 X 274 CM
Quilts locally known as Dhabada is 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 in 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 print design on it which gives it a contemporary look.