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The Josephine Armchair - Vintage Kantha

 
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This gorgeous chair would look equally stylish in a bedroom or lounge
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This gorgeous chair would look equally stylish in a bedroom or lounge. Carved in Mango wood, it features ornate floral details, finished off with a cabriole leg. Covered in Vintage "Kantha" Hand Stiched Indian Saris, the Josephine chair is just simply glamour!

Dimensions
92cm (H) x 70cm (W) x 72cm (D)

Kantha is still the most popular form of embroidery practised by rural women in India. The traditional form of Kantha embroidery was done with soft dhotis and saris, with a simple running stitch along the edges. Depending on the use of the finished product they were known as Lepkantha or Sujni Kantha. The embroidered cloth has many uses including women's shawls and covers for mirrors, boxes, and pillows. In the best examples, the entire cloth is covered with running stitches, employing beautiful motifs of flowers, animals birds and geometrical shapes, as well as themes from everyday activities.

Care Instructions
As these pieces are uphosltered in genuine vintage fabrics, small marks, stains, or patched areas are often encountered and should be considered as an inherent part of the piece. As the fabrics can be up to 40 years old, extreme care should be taken while cleaning. We recommend you consult an experience upholstery professional, as the fabric on each chair is different in composition and age.
 
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