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Kantha Coat – Diamond Pattern – Keshi Jacket No.8

(1 customer review)

£170.00

Keshi Jacket.

Shorter style.

Kantha quilt details crafted into a jacket you can wear everyday.

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

 

 

In stock

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Description

kantha coat
kantha coat

Vintage Textile Kantha Coat

NEW SHORTER STYLE

Keshi Jacket

Blue and white faded floral block print.

Made from pieces of vintage kantha quilt patterns. Each with unique hand embroidery stitches.

Up cycled kantha stitched textile quilted jacket. 

An over sized style kantha jacket style.

We have repurposed very old kantha stitched quilts into individual one of a kind jackets.

Each jacket is listed individually.

kantha coat
kantha coat

FEATURES

Free delivery on this jacket.

Relaxed over sized fit 

ONE SIZE

Fits UK size 8-16

 Fits up to 60 inch / 150cm around bust

Length from shoulder 22 inch / 56cm 

Two front patch pockets 

Full length sleeves – Look great folded back to reveal the beautiful patterned lining.

100% repurposed vintage textiles.

Each batch of kantha jackets is hand picked by lisa with Kartik in Jaipur.

Sourced and sewn 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.

Each quilt is between 30-100 years old.

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 coat
kantha coat

Additional information

Size

EXTRA LARGE, LARGE, MEDIUM, SMALL

1 review for Kantha Coat – Diamond Pattern – Keshi Jacket No.8

  1. Anonymous (verified owner)

    I love my new jacket which is beautifully made and very comfortable. The colour and design are perfect and as I like clothes that are a little bit different this fits the bill perfectly.

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