jaggery kantha jacket / long / night and the river
jaggery kantha jacket / long / night and the river jaggery kantha jacket / long / night and the river jaggery kantha jacket / long / night and the river jaggery kantha jacket / long / night and the river jaggery kantha jacket / long / night and the river
£185.00

colourful & unique 

repurposed saree kantha jacket

this beautiful soft cotton kantha is reversible

& can be worn with or without its belt

it has two generous pockets

& comes with a free kantha washcloth 

 

handmade in India by an ethical and fair trade womens project

 

kantha is an ancient indian hand stitch embroidery 

the word kantha means 'rags' in sanskrit 

& every kantha piece tells a different story,

the story of its maker

and how she chooses

to assemble vintage saree & dhoti fabrics, colour & styles

adding patches and holding it all together by a simple running stitch.

in ancient india these precious fabrics were considered family heirlooms

and were passed on from generation to generation.

 

fits size 10-14 uk 

measurements:

ptp = 69cm

length = 99cm 

 

it is best to wash these items either by hand or on a cold wool wash programme. always using a mild/natural detergent. always wash separate. do not soak. do not bleach. do not tumble dry. iron on reverse.

-please make sure your washing liquid does not contain optical brighteners