Kantha

Kantha

Kantha - embroidery style from Eastern India . The simple running stitching on the cloth gives it a slight wrinkled, wavy effect.

Men’s Angarkha Sherwani 18th century.

This robe is unusual in that it is made of the fine Kashmir wool more often associated with shawls. The intricate, spiralling pattern in couched gold-wrapped thread is typical of the work of Kashmir and of Panjab.


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