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  • Place of origin:

    Nagpur (made)

  • Date:

    c.1855 (made)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sari in fragments, blue cotton field. Pallu (decorative end) with metal-wrapped thread wefts and red silk warp, with two bands of tapestry woven floral meander in coloured silks. Side borders of silk and metal-wrapped thread in diamond pattern

Place of Origin

Nagpur (made)


c.1855 (made)


Width: 124 cm Decorative end fragment, Length: 115 cm Decorative end fragment, Length: 201 cm Second field fragment, Length: 201.5 cm First field fragment

Object history note

Transferred from the India Museum in 1879. Slip book entry 2909: 'Man's garment or Scarf (Woman Sarre) / Dupatta / Nagpore / 55 / Blue cotton gauze Gold and Silk borders and ends.

Descriptive line

Sari in fragments, blue cotton with decorative end of metal-wrapped thread and silk, Nagpur, c.1855; Textiles; Women's Clothes; Clothing


Cotton (textile); Silk (thread); Metal-wrapped thread




Textiles; Women's clothes; Clocks & Watches; Parasol Foundation Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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