Kantha (Embroidered Quilt)

Artist/maker unknown, Bengali

Geography:
Made in Faridpur District, Bangladesh, Asia
or West Bengal, India, Asia

Date:
Second half of 19th century

Medium:
Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery in back, darning, outline, running, eye, dot, and double running stitches

Dimensions:
61 x 44 3/4 inches (154.9 x 113.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1968-184-17

Credit Line:
Gift of Stella Kramrisch, 1968

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