These are totally beautiful, one-of-a-kind linen handmade wraps, shawls and scarves.They are either hand embroidered or crocheted, or both, on or with linen.Often the threads are hand-dyed using vegetable dyes.
3 rolls of Japanese Hemp Kaya (mosquito netting). Kaya is usually produced in this family of colors: undyed, indigo dyed, and indigo (over dyed with a yellow dye - roll on right). Nested in an old, hand-hewn and repaired Korean wooden bowl.
Bed Cover Local Name: kantha Maker: Srimirthi (Mrs.) Lokhibala Dashi Place Made: Asia: South Asia, India, Eastern India, West Bengal Period: Early to mid century Date: 1920 - 1960 Dimensions: L 184 cm x W 128 cm Materials: Cotton