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Kantha Waistcoat – Indigo Mudcloth – No.7

(2 customer reviews)

£119.00

Vintage Indigo Kantha Waistcoat

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

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Description

kantha waistcoat
kantha waistcoat

Vintage Indigo Kantha Waistcoat

Mixed indigo block printed patterns with kantha stitch running through out.

SIZES

SMALL   Armpit to armpit 54cm / 21 inch 

MEDIUM   Armpit to armpit 61cm / 24 inches

LARGE   Armpit to armpit 70cm / 27inch 

Shoulder to hem on ALL 54cm / 21 inch 

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

Designed for you to layer over t shirts, dresses and jackets. A super versatile waistcoat that brings with it a wealth of beautiful stitch work you will marvel over. 

Giving you a piece of indian history to treasure and take on your journeys.

FEATURES

Free delivery on this jacket.

Relaxed boxy fit 

Two front patch pockets 

100% repurposed vintage textiles. Each quilt is between 30-100 years old.

WE WILL DELIVER

Small batch production.

High quality craftsmanship.

Low environmental impact.

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

When you buy one from this batch you will get a vintage white kantha waistcoat with variations of kantha stitched patterns. Being handmade no 2 are the same.

You may not get one exactly with the stitch detail in the picture but it will be similar, stitch layout may be different.

kantha waistcoat
kantha waistcoat
kantha waistcoat
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DETAILS

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. 

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.

 

Additional information

Size

EXTRA LARGE, LARGE, MEDIUM, SMALL

2 reviews for Kantha Waistcoat – Indigo Mudcloth – No.7

  1. Zoe (verified owner)

    Really happy, love the waistcoat. I’ve already been complimented on it twice.

  2. sarah y. (verified owner)

    Love this waistcoat so much I received it on Thursday and it really did brighten up my day. I’ve worn it non stop inside the house and out. It is big on me as I would normally be a small however I am loving that I can wear over a hoody and over my leather jacket . Also looks great over dresses and blouses . A really versatile addition to my wardrobe .The lining is stunning ,so much so that I could wear it that why round too as the finish and craftsmanship is excellent.

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