Saturday, 4 May 2013

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Kantha saree style
Kantha saree:-

1) Kantha is a type of embroidery popular in West Bengal. The use of kantha is "Kantha saree" popularly worn by women in Bengal.

2) Kantha means "neck". The name is literally translated as "blue throat" after he put on Nilakanth Shiva what the poison from the churning of the ocean, or "throat chakra" was swallowed. Kantha is also used as an adjective to a style of necklace, which describe near the neck, open at the back.

Kantha work in dress

3) Kantha is still the most popular form of saree embroidery practiced by rural women. The traditional form of Kantha embroidery was done with soft dhotis and sarees, one point ahead of the long edges.

4) The kantha saree is covered with operating points, with beautiful designs of flowers, birds, animals and geometric forms and themes of daily activities.

Kantha embroidery work

5) The stitching on the fabric there is a slight wrinkled, wavy effect.Sometimes Kantha is applied to a wide range of clothing, how sarees, dupatta, shirts for men and women, linen and other home textiles, mainly cotton and silk.


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