Wheel motifs cushion, hand embroidered on handwoven Kala cotton fabric using different forms of Kantha stitch. These motifs were made in the early 20th century on a vintage heirloom quilt stitched by women for domestic use.
Fabric: Handwoven Kala Cotton (It is purely a rain fed crop, indigenous to Kutch, Gujarat and organic by nature. No pesticides and synthetic fertilisers are used to grow this crop)
Hand Embroidery: Crafted by women run organisation in a small village in Bihar. Kantha is a form of embroidery practised by rural women originated in the state of West Bengal and Bihar, India. Kantha comprises the simplest stitch in the language of embroidery ‚Äì the running stitch.
Pattern, Stitching and Packaging: Our workshop in Delhi with a small team of pattern master, tailors and two women for quality check, hailing from different parts of the city.