Thursday, July 4, 2013

Naskahi Khantha



Nakashi Khantha
Nakshi Kantha is a kind of embroidered quilt.The name was taken from Bengali word, ‘Nakshi’ which means artistic pattern.It is a kind of traditional craft and is said to be indigenous to Bangladesh and West Bengal in India.The art has been practised in rural Bengal for centuries.The Nakshi Kantha’became popular after poet Jasim uddin’s poem “Nakshi Kanthar Math”was published in 1929.It has a far reaching effect on the field of Bangladeshi culture and tradition.Traditional kanthas are made for family use.Old or new cloth and thread are used to make these quilts.Mymensingh,Jamalpur,Rajshahi,Faridpur,Bogra and Jessore are most famous for this craft.Now it is produced commercially and we can find them in many expensive handicraft shops in cities.The quilts are now in great demand because of the colourful patterns and designs embroidered on them.Finally,we can say that “Nakshai Kantha” signifies a token of Bengali culture

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RAINA HANIF said...

A LITTLE BIT RODENT YOUR PARAGRAPH.

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