Vintage Textile Pattern Kantha Jacket
Rich dusty pink and blue checker board mixed with a delicate kantha stitches throughout.
Free delivery on this jacket.
MEDIUM / LARGE
Fits UK size 12-16
( can be worn super over sized too)
Fits up to 66 inch / 168cm around bust
Length from shoulder 23 inch / 59 cm
Two patch pockets
Sleeves look great folded back to reveal the beautiful unique patterned lining.
Made from pieces of vintage kantha quilt patterns. Each with unique hand embroidery stitches.
Each jacket is unique having been recycled and repurposed from hand embroidered stitched vintage quilts between 30-100 years old.
Variations in pattern – making each jacket one of a kind.
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.
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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
Suz (verified owner) –
The best style yet! It’s all about the attention to detail for me, so the lining is just as important as the pattern & colours on the outside. They are really well made, an ideal length with big pockets .. so good I was lucky enough to be able to buy two!
Lisa (store manager) –
Suz! I just love that you keep returning and finding ones you adore. You are a textile lover after my own heart. Thank you xx