About the work
Kantha, a popular style of embroidery that comes from West Bengal, is a significant symbol that displays the skill and talent of the rural women. Kantha weave, simply put, are the simple clean running stitches, hand stitched on the fabric. The stitching on the cloth gives it a slightly wrinkled, wavy effect. Kantha embroidery is economical, practical and yet beautiful at the same time.