Kantha

Angadi Galleria
KANTHA
Angadi Galleria

Kantha is a type of embroidery practised by rural women in Bangladesh, West Bengal and Odisha. The traditional form of Kantha embroidery was done with soft dhotis and saris, with a simple running stitch along the edges.

Angadi Galleria

In the best examples, the entire cloth is covered with running stitches, employing beautiful motifs of flowers, animals, birds and geometrical shapes, as well as themes from everyday activities.

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