Fair Trade Framed Nakshi Kantha Street Scene with Mosque

Bengali Artisan

Handcrafted by a member of Halima Handicrafts, a women's cooperative in West Bengal, this style of intricate embroidery a Bengali form of quilting is known as nakshi kantha and was traditionally done using recycled material and threads from old saris.  The scene depicted here is of a street scene with a mosque with minarets in the background.  The framed piece measures 19 1/2" x 16".


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