Lura MINI Kantha Jacket features a casual cute shirt jacket with pockets front. The jacket is made from vintage kantha blankets and is nicely taped with cotton binding on all edges. This jacket has wooden buttons along the placket front and is easily closed with the small elastic button-loops.
This unique item is upcycled from a vintage Kantha blanket. The kantha embroidery technique, creatively upcycles old cotton saris, that previously have been worn by Indian women, giving them new life as upcycled clothing items, blankets, or bedspreads. The old fabric are placed on top of each other and stitched together by hand, using the traditional kantha embroidery technique. This particular technique is characterized by the many rows of short, continuous stitches. This characteristic embroidery method has been used in India for hundreds of years and is especially common among women in the countryside. Each Kantha item is one-of-a-kind in both print and color combination.