Everything You Want to Know about the Kantha Embroidery of West Bengal

West Bengal has the oldest tradition of the popular embroidery with the thread, named as the Kantha Stitch. This mighty state of India has enjoyed the global reputation for its fine muslin weaves from Dhaka. The muslin cloth was woven in the plain pattern with white cotton threads and opaque patterns. The muslin material is used for weaving of the Kantha Sarees. The intricate designs of the muslin sarees were created by the stitching threads, all over the body. The borders and the pallus were stitched with the patterns and motifs of leaf, stem, and cypress. Even silk threads are sometimes used to give the designs a glittery look. In fact, the silk-based stitches give a shady effect to the

RECENT POSTS

HOW TO WEAR…

Posted March 22, 2019 By Ankit Sharma

GLAMOUR of GUJARAT-…

Posted March 19, 2019 By Muskan

HOW TO WEAR…

Posted March 14, 2019 By Anika Singh

SUBTLE SHINE OF…

Posted March 13, 2019 By Muskan

CATEGORIES

FIND US ON FACEBOOK

TAGS