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Embroidered Coverlet
Title Embroidered Coverlet
Accession Number 96.488
Title2 Kantha
Museum Name National Museum, New Delhi
Gallery Name Anthropology
Object Type Anthropology
Main Material Textile
Manufacturing Technique Embroidered
Country India
Origin Place West Bengal
Period / Year of Work 20th century
Dimensions Lt. 91.3; Wd. 84.8 cms
Brief Description This is an embroidered coverlet over a coarse cotton base. Running stitch and coloured threads are employed to depict human figures, animals, birds and floral patterns confined within various blocks.