Nakshi Kantha's Traditional Running Stitch

The Incredible Survival Story Of Nakshi Kantha in Bangladesh

The words ‘Kantha’ or ‘Nakshi Kantha’ etymologically belong to an ethnic Bengali art form of quilting. While quilting is actually a world craft and many countries across the globe have their own forms of it; ‘nakshi kantha’ has very particular thread work and belongs specifically to communities in Bangladesh and West Bengal (India). Traditionally, the […]