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Deep Green Kantha Jacket – Disha No.82

£179.00

Stunning vintage kantha quilt details crafted into a jacket you can wear everyday.

Made in small batches to give you something unique and beautiful.

 

 

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Description

kantha jacket
kantha jacket

Deep Green Kantha Quilt Jacket.

Gorgeous green and burnt orange contrast.

Made from pieces of vintage kantha quilt patterns. Each with unique hand embroidery and block print details.

Up cycled kantha stitched textile quilted jacket. 

An over sized kantha jacket made from repurposed kantha stitched quilts. 

FEATURES

Free delivery on this jacket.

Relaxed over sized fit 

ONE SIZE

– Fits up to 60 inch / 150cm around bust

Length from shoulder 29 inch / 75cm 

Full length sleeves. Look great folded back to reveal lovely lining.

100% repurposed textiles.

Two deep front pockets

All vintage quilts sourced and made in Jaipur, India

Small batch production.

High quality craftsmanship

Low environmental impact.

DETAILS

Each jacket is unique having been recycled and repurposed from hand embroidered stitched vintage quilts. Variations in pattern making each jacket one of a kind.

The family that cuts and stitches our jackets are third generation master tailors who take great pride and care in their work.

Each jacket has its own unique kantha stitch style covering its entirety.

Made in small limited edition batches. Image above for style of jacket, and colourway. 

Each jacket listed individually as these are such unique pieces.

Order now while this one is still in stock. 

What is Kantha?

Kantha is a style of stitching found in Indian embroidery, traditionally found in Bangladesh, Bengal, Odisha and Tripura.

Classically created originally by stacking old saris onto each other and hand stitching them together using a simple running stitch to make a thin cushioned layer. Traditionally Bengali women layered together old discarded saris and clothing with the simple kantha style stitching to make a bedspread or bed cushion.

Kantha stitched embroidery is one of the most important textile arts in Eastern india. It can be traced back 500 years as a way the Bengalis recycled old saris, dhotis and household textiles. By using the kantha technique they up-cycled their old textiles into quilts for warmth and comfort. Even the yarn used to make the embroidery was salvaged from the other textiles and clothing. 

Read more about Kantha stitching here

Indigowares has ancient roots with modern soul.

Creating clothing with a conscience that you will treasure forever.

 

kantha jacket
kantha jacket

Additional information

Size

EXTRA LARGE, LARGE, MEDIUM, SMALL

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