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Patchwork Kantha Apron

Patchwork Kantha Apron

$26.00

Made from soft, layered, recycled cotton saris and comes in a variety of traditional patterns and colors. Finished with traditional kantha embroidery. Each is unique, colors and patterns vary. Machine wash cold, line dry. 

Kantha is an ancient form of hand-stitch embroidery. Rural women used the simple running embroidery stitch to hold recycled cloth layers together using threads from old saris and stitching techniques passed down from mother to daughter.

Measures 31"L x 23"W

Your purchase helps extremely poor artisans in remote areas in Bangladesh struggling to sustain a craft-based livelihood. Where few options for income exist, generations of skilled Bangladeshi artisans are able to earn an income,preserving this country's fine hand-crafting heritage. 

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