Kantha Vintage Quilt Lumbar Pillow – Paul Michael Company

Kantha Vintage Quilt Lumbar Pillow

$ 44.99

Throw pillows are a brilliant and easy way to change the look of a couch, chair or any furniture piece in your home or office. It’s a great way to add some personality and depth to your living space. This pillow fits in among solid pillows or can stand on its own. Place in front of other pillows or throws of solid color. You will want to place this gorgeous pillow in a very visible place in your home.

Each pillow varies slightly in pattern

36"L x 4"W x 14"H

100% cotton

100% polyester filling 

Spot clean only

History Lesson:

Kantha is a type of embroidery typical of eastern South Asia, especially in the Indian states of West Bengal and Odisha, and in Bangladesh. In Odisha, old saris are stacked on each other and hand-stitched to make a thin piece of cushion. In Odisha, old saris are stacked on each other and hand-stitched to make a thin piece of cushion. This is normally used above a bed cushion or instead of a cushion.

Kantha stitching is also used to make simple quilts, commonly known as Nakshi Kantha. Women in Bengal typically use old saris and cloth and layer them with kantha stitching to make a light blanket, throw, or bedspread, especially for children. Kantha is very popular with tourists visiting Bengal and is a specialty of Bolpur, West Bengal, India

                                                           
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