Kantha (Embroidered Quilt)

Artist/maker unknown, Bengali

Geography:
Made in West Bengal, India, Asia
or Bangladesh, Asia
Made in Undivided Bengal, Asia

Date:
First half of 20th century

Medium:
Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery in back, darning, outline, satin, running, eye, seed, surface satin, dot, and zig zag variation stitches

Dimensions:
65 1/2 x 44 inches (166.4 x 111.8 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
2009-250-5

Credit Line:
The Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection, 2009

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