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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

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