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A Vaishnav Kantha

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Craft Revival Trust

The Vaishnav Kanthas were embroidered invocations in the name of the Hindu gods - Lord Rama and Krishna - avatars of the God Vishnu. The repetition of these holy mantras was an act of piety.

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  • Title: A Vaishnav Kantha
  • Rights: Text and Photo from: 'Embroidering Futures - Repurposing the Kantha', edited by Ritu Sethi, published by India Foundation for the Arts, Bengaluru, India
  • Medium: Cotton

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