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Sari

  • Place of origin:

    Varanasi (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1930-40 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk chiffon with brocading.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Mayura Brown

  • Museum number:

    IS.51-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A silk chiffon sari with brocaded designs in silk and gold wire. Cream ground with woven grid design of gold and red silk. Three vertical panels the length of the sari have circles of red and green silk and gold thread within the squares of the grid.

Place of Origin

Varanasi (probably, made)

Date

ca.1930-40 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Silk chiffon with brocading.

Dimensions

Length: 658 cm, Width: 114 cm

Object history note

Worn by the donor, a member of the Nepalese royal family, in Nepal between 1930 and 1940

Descriptive line

Silk chiffon sari with woven grid design

Production Note

Worn by the donor in Nepal betwen 1930 and 1940

Materials

Silk chiffon

Techniques

Brocading

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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