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Sari

  • Place of origin:

    Madurai (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1881-1882 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven cotton and silk

  • Museum number:

    IS.1745-1883

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Complete sari, cotton with silk wefts in the pallu. Field of red and green diamond design, red, white and yellow side borders with diamond design. Pallu with one band of yellow silk in diamond design; the other end has the same design in yellow cotton.

Place of Origin

Madurai (made)

Date

ca. 1881-1882 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven cotton and silk

Dimensions

Length: 744 cm approx., Width: 107 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, woven cotton and silk, Madurai, 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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