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Sari

  • Place of origin:

    Hyderabad (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1881-1882 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton and silk

  • Museum number:

    IS.2149-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Complete sari, plain-woven red cotton field, identical end borders of white silk horizontal bands using white silk wefts. Narrow side borders of white silk in stylised floral motifs, inner borders of a yellow silk triangular design.

Place of Origin

Hyderabad (made)

Date

ca. 1881-1882 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton and silk

Marks and inscriptions

'Govurdhan/1 Sauri/Rs 9-5--'
Paper label, handwritten in ink, attached to object.

Dimensions

Length: 744 cm, Width: 104.5 cm

Object history note

Acquired by Caspar Purdon-Clarke during his purchasing trip to India in 1881 to 1882.

Historical context note

Intended for use as a garment, clothing.

Descriptive line

Textile, sari, red woven cotton, Hyderabad, ca. 1881-1882

Materials

Cotton; Silk (textile)

Techniques

Woven

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Women's clothes; Parasol Foundation Trust Indian Textiles Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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