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Sari

  • Place of origin:

    Nagpur (made)

  • Date:

    c.1880 (made)

  • Museum number:

    IS.1703-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Incomplete sari, dark blue cotton ground in an open plain weave. Red silk borders with stripes of red and white chevrons edged with yellow. Both ends have been cut and hemmed. The sari is missing its pallu and inside end.

Place of Origin

Nagpur (made)

Date

c.1880 (made)

Dimensions

Width: 108.5, Length: 503 cm

Object history note

1883 Register: 'DRESS PIECE (Sari). Blue cotton net with broad striped side borders of red, yellow and white silk. Nagpore. 19th cent. L.16 ft. 8 in. W. 3 ft 6 in. Bought, 12s.

Descriptive line

Sari (incomplete), dark blue cotton with red silk borders, Nagpur, c.1880; Textiles; Clothing; Women's Clothes

Materials

Cotton (textile); Silk (textile)

Techniques

Weaving

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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