Monthly Archives: January 2018

Love for Kantha

Love for Kantha

Kantha Throw – Perfect in their Imperfections, vintage kantha quilts are a one-of-a-kind Indian cotton textile. Impregnate with the history and pride of their rich heritage, these admirably artistic and vibrantly colored throws are made by stitching together layers of old saris together. Kantha throws or blankets provide an amazing kaleidoscope of color, completely revamp […]

What is Kantha Quilting?

If you have browsed into our shop – vintagekanthaquilt, it is quite likely you have heard word “Kantha”.  Maybe you heard by different names of it like “Kantha Blanket”, “Kantha Throw”, “Kantha Quilt”, ”Kantha Shawl” ,” Kantha Cushion Covers” or even “Kantha Scarf”.  You might even perceive these colorful and alluring embroidered textiles but may […]

Hundreds of New Kantha Quilts are now available

Buy Online Kantha Quilts

Pronounced KAHN-taa, this mode of quilt originates from the Eastern states of India, West Bengal. Traditionally in this region, women would hand-sew layers of old saris that needs another use after the off cuts of saris became abundant.  As you can imagine, Kantha blankets or quilts are made of an array of colours and patterns […]

What is Kantha?

history of kantha

With countless blankets that we refer to as “kantha throws”, “kantha quilts“, “indigo kantha”, or “kantha blankets“, you might simply awe, what is kantha? Know more about – History of Kantha – Kantha (simply means : “patched cloth”) refers to both the tradition of producing these unique, colorless quilted blankets (making something useful and alluring […]

What is special in Kantha Quilts ?

special Kantha Quilts

Why we love them : Vivid, Joyful colors! Wildly knotty hand-stitching! An exotic place of beginning! What’s not to love? One of these South Asian blankets will add just the suitable amount of oomph your home needs in the sunny months ahead. Where they’re from: Kantha’s originate in Bangladesh and the eastern states of India, where […]