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kantha embroidery

kantha embroidery kantha embroidery (which forms or outlines decorative motifs with running stitch) The embroidery is done on many layers of cloth. It is done on Sarees,quilts, bedsheets, blankets, saris, salwar suits, stoles, napkins, etc.

It is also known as ‘Dorukha’. This word means making worn out garments into beautiful garments. Therefore it is also known as recycling art.
In earlier times the worn out silk or muslin clothes where used to be put in piles and stitched together.

It is believed that its date of origin lies during the era of Lord Buddha. They used to drape themselves with rags of clothes that were stitched together.

The artists usually embroidery images of human beings, animals, flowers, geometric designs and mythological figures. Generally the worker selects the figure of embroidery to which they relate to.

There are different types of kantha Embroidery done- Sujani kantha, Durjani kantha, Lep kantha, Archilata kantha, Rumal kantha and Oaar kantha.

on cotton sarees with thread taken from the borders of the sari Are done all over.

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