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Part of a sari

  • Place of origin:

    Tiruchchirappalli (Information from slip book, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1855 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton, woven and brocaded.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Part of the field of a cotton sari, with no selvedges or ends. Red cotton warps, black cotton wefts, white cotton brocaded motifs throughout the field.

Place of Origin

Tiruchchirappalli (Information from slip book, made)


ca.1855 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Cotton, woven and brocaded.


Length: 496 cm, Width: 75 cm

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

Textile, part of a dark red sari with white brocaded motifs, Tiruchchirappalli, ca. 1855.


Cotton; Cotton thread


Woven; Brocaded


Textiles; Women's clothes; Clothing; Bonita Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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