A Dip in the Lake Kantha Tote
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Introducing versatile, and lightweight, utility bags designed as a part of our efforts to re-innovate traditional crafts of the world and pioneering the shift towards bringing indigenous skills to contemporary design. This embroidered Kantha tote bag is lovingly crafted by our Artisan Ajija Sultana, who is an independent Kantha artisan working with her mother and a group of women in her village to craft, train and design the art of Kantha.
We designed these easy-to-use Tote bags with her inspired by scenes that depict the local scenes of Bengal 🌺 The tote bag shows a day in Bengal where the boys of the village go for a swim in the lake following the boat that passes to pick up the locals for a ride around the lake.
These artworks have been inspired by the Kantha artist Surayia Rahman, a revolutionary artist in Bangladesh.
Rahaman has trained a lot of women in the region of West Bengal and Bangladesh in Kantha Embroidery during her time and these women have been carrying forward her work and legacy.
The embroidery is a work of art that is first hand-drawn and transferred onto the fabric and then takes about 4-5 weeks to embroider. Kindly allow this time for them to send this to hand-craft and send it to you from Bengal.
Size - 15x 16 inches
Material - 100% Cotton / Calico fabric
Details -Cross-stitched shoulder handles
Holds up to 10 KGs
Wash - Hand wash and Hand-dry only
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