10 Must-Have Traditional Handmade Bedspreads from India

Ethnic traditional bedspreads from India are full of vibrant colors! This makes it easy to add a touch of culture to your room decor. Traditional Indian quilting dates back as early as the 17th century, when the technique was used to make clothing such as hunting coats. Usually made from chintz fabric, which was dyed and painted cotton, each was made with running stitches.

Originally made to carry babies, kantha quilts specifically are a popular Indian style bedspread. Made from cotton or silk, they adorn patterns of flowers and birds. They have a soft feel due to the intention of creating each quilt from cotton saris. Lep Kanthas, a different type of quilt, are made of 7 layers and usually have geometric designs and patterns. There's also Sujni quilts that are mostly used for guests.

Between vibrant colors and intricate prints, these homemade bedspreads from India will satisfy your eclectic home decor needs.


Bittersweet-Red Bedspread from Jaipur with Printed Giant Mandala

With small and large floral prints, achieve a room look full of bright colors and a soft pattern. Each row of design has its own unique pattern made of animal shapes, as well. This set comes with matching pillows that have the same floral print design! Bright red hues can be matched with other colors including silver and gold decor accents. Bring attention to the sprouts of the overall pattern by decorating around the floral theme, with flower-inspired lamps!

Bedspread from Jaipur with Printed Animal Mandala


Deep-Sea Sanganeri Bedspread with Screen-Printed Flowers All-Over

Green and blue hues mesh well together in a tropical design that you can pair with silver accents. The pops of orange colors create a warm vibe that reminds you of an ocean front or beach. With two matching pillows, you can also add solid pillows as well in blue or green. This set will also pair well with orange tassel pillows or an accented throw blanket. You can add drapes to your windows in white to open the room and bring attention to the bedspread.

Deep-Sea Sanganeri Bedspread with Screen-Printed Flowers All-Over

Bedspread from Jodhpur with Assorted Patch Work and Kantha Straight Stitch

This quilted pattern is made of different textures. Each square has a unique design with different geometric shapes. Play upon the graphic designs with geometric shaped mirrors in square or rectangular shapes. If you want to switch things up, try an oblong mirror that’s more oval shaped. You can also add wooden pictures or art pieces with this look, along with orange and yellow pillows.

Bedspread from Jodhpur with Assorted Patch Work and Kantha Straight Stitch


Turquoise Bedspread from Sanganer with Floral Screen Print

A lively traditional handmade bedspread from India is ideal for a stand-out look! This trimmed bedspread has bright yellow and gold accents and square designs. The mixture of trims within the bedspread helps to blend the lighter and darker colors. Pair this decor look with a distinctive bench-like piece of furniture, like a decorated camel table. You can also pair with a painting that has spiritual inspiration.

Turquoise Bedspread from Sanganer with Floral Screen Print



Decorated Camel Table

French-Roast Batik Bedspread from Kutch with Printed Motifs

Darker color bedspreads exude royalty with rich brown shapes and designs. The center piece is stitched in a complex pattern. Each dotted pillowcase reminds you of a western polka-dot pattern to match the color scheme. You can coordinate with small end tables, pedestals and small stands. An oil painting can also be added to this decor that has brown, gold, and red elements.

French-Roast Batik Bedspread from Kutch with Printed Motifs


Mineral-Red Reversible Jamawar Bedspread with Woven Tree of Life

A polished bedspread like the Mineral-Red Reversible Jamawar Bedspread with Woven Tree of Life is made of pure silk and has beautiful, bird-like prints and tree patterns. The subtle, mixed color scheme reminds you of tropical nature. The striking blue color pulls from elements of daylight, allowing seamless harmonizing with the bird print. With this bedspread, you can add the smallest details, including table decor. Try choosing chic ornaments like gold table bowls with light pink rose elements. If you want to add to the nature theme, you can also decorate with a wooden pedestal and add your own flowers on top. A stand that has a floral or tree element will also be ideal to compliment!

Mineral-Red Reversible Jamawar Bedspread with Woven Tree of Life


Design-Blue Printed Reversible Bedspread from Jaipur With Patchwork and Kantha Stitch Embroidery

The darker Design-Blue Printed Reversible Bedspread from Jaipur with Patchwork and Kantha Stitch Embroidery bedspread is a combination of lines and shapes. The smaller, quilted squares form an all-over checker style pattern. You can mix an Ajanta Art Batik Painting that will have the same coordinating elements as the bedspread. Add color with a fumer that will allow you to send aromas throughout theroom.

Design-Blue Printed Reversible Bedspread from Jaipur with Patchwork and Kantha Stitch Embroidery


Lily-White Bedspread from Sanganer with Printed Trees and Flowers

A bedspread with tree accents can create a classy look. The yellow-gold trimming and miniature print throughout the outer is a simplistic way to utilize a white base that is also impactful. The pillowcases have the same print as the trim, for added style. This bedspread is ideal for pairing with gold and floral pedestals. It will also pair well with an elephant stand or some form of animal inspired piece. (Chowki). You can add other square or circular pillows to finish the look. If you want subtle additions, try smaller square pillows.

Lily-White Bedspread from Sanganer with Printed Trees and Flowers


Ikat Bedspread Hand-Woven in Pochampally

An aztec inspired bedspread will have warm colors like mustard yellow and burnt orange. The Ikat Bedspread Hand-Woven in Pochampally also has a mixture of green, which adds a festive vibe! The white trim on both the bedspread and the pillows are white, creating the perfect blank canvas for decorations. Add vivid pieces like a red and gold marble vase or other decor items with gold elements, that will bring out the yellow color.

Ikat Bedspread Hand-Woven in Pochampally


Ultra-Violet Brocaded Bedspread with Embroidered Flowers All-Over

For an alluring bedding look, you can try a royal purple style Indian bedspread. With pink and blue floral accents, you’ll find ornaments that will easily pair with the color scheme. You can add decorations like the tree of life to your room for accents. This look can also be paired with bed curtains to add to the drapery effect of the bedspread. Try choosing curtains that also have gold embellishments or embroidery. If you want to keep with the square theme, try adding long, rectangular mirrors (or small square frames). This look pairs best with a black or silver bed canopy.


Ultra-Violet Brocaded Bedspread with Embroidered Flowers All-Over

Traditional handmade bedspreads from India are the best way to add artistic decor to your bedroom. You can pair several styles with a number of wall decor items, including paintings and tapestry. There are so many ways to dress your bed, while making it the focus. When you’re looking for light, airy vibes, try bedspreads with lighter colors such as white or yellow. If you want a more smoldering feel, look for bedspreads that have prominent purple and blue colors!. 

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