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Bed Cover, Kantha, Srimirthi (Mrs.) Lokhibala Dashi. 1920-1960. From the Fitzgerald Collection. Until the mid-20th century, women throughout West Bengal made embroidered cloths called kantha from used garments, first pieced together and then embroidered with simple darning and running stitches. See it now at the TMC in the exhibition, Perpetual Motion, on view until March 10, 2013.

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

Beautiful Mexican Embroideries. photographed by Bob Fruend

I recently discovered the most extensive source of Mexican embroideries that I have ever seen. This large photographic collection is Bob Freund’s labor of love. Original from Clifton,…

mexican otami art | Otomi #méxico #latinoamérica #América Latina

This colorful embroidered cloth was made in the Otomi community of Tenango de Doria, Hidalgo, Mexico. It is exhibited at the Museo de Arte Popular in Mexico City

Otomi embroidery in a different color palette than you usually see - Mexico Love Birds and Rabbits :-)

Otomi embroidery in a different color palette than you usually see - Mexico Love Birds and Rabbits :-)

Otomi - wouldnt that be a great quilt design - wish grandma was still around

Otomi - wouldnt that be a great quilt design - wish grandma was still around

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