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Kantha embroidery is a type of folk art where worn-out garments are given a second life. Bengali women created the technique several hundred years ago, using old thread to create running stitch designs. The name "kantha" comes from "kontha," which is the word for "rags" in ancient Sanskrit. #traditional #embroidery #textiles

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