Tillie Kantha (Pink, Green & Multi)


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Oh goodness gracious, the time taken to decide which photo should come first for the Tillie Kantha… more time than we care to admit.  We adore and crave a kantha with mesmerizing design & colour on both front and back.  It’s not always possible… but we are always thrilled when the stars align.

We chose the Tillie for its full pink-verging-on-coral field dotted with off-white flowers, for its ideal green & white border (a border that doesn’t try too hard but just works), and for the just rockstar yet subtle tiny orange kantha stitching.  No question, it’s a beauty.

But then…. the “other” side won us over.  A come-from-behind, unsuspecting win.  It is heaven.  Its softness, its combination of wonderful warm [and surprising] mix of colour, its distinction.  It’s no patchwork kantha (we must confess those are not our choice) but it shares the same unpredictable flair and the same authentic vibe.  So it gets top billing — for now.  A warm putty background keeping company with purples and pinks, light blue and teal… worn and wonderful.  And did we mention its wonderfully soft?

Just as we were torn, we understand others might be as well.  To have the option of being indecisive on which side wins your tastebud battle… well, that’s a pleasure.

Always worth remembering that vintage kantha are unique finds, not to be stumbled across again.  They add texture and character to a place and a space — inserting a bit of “oomph” to offset our traditional mainstays, yet seamlessly so.


Dimensions: 160cm x 225cm

While machine washing in cold (line dry) is an option, dry cleaning is recommended

Our kantha are hand block printed (and occasionally hand screen printed) in Indian cotton.  Given vintage fabrics are used, small imperfections and slight signs of wear may be found and are part of the charm.

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