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Parts of a sari

Parts of a sari

  • Place of origin:

    South India (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850-1879 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton, silk, metal-wrapped thread, woven, brocaded

  • Museum number:

    6028 to F(IS)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

South India (made)


ca. 1850-1879 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Cotton, silk, metal-wrapped thread, woven, brocaded

Object history note

Transferred from India Museum 1879.

Historical context note

The complete piece would have been intended for use as a garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textiles, parts of a sari, South India, ca. 1850-1879.


Cotton; Silk; Metal-wrapped thread


Woven; Brocaded


Textiles; Women's clothes


South & South East Asia Collection

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